All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small. - this artist loves them all!
Whenever I’m asked "So what kind of art is it that you do" I always say “Beautiful oil paintings inspired by nature”. That has been my raison d'être since becoming an artist.
How the French impressionists are leaving their mark on this artist.
There's no doubt about it, but a trip to Paris, Giverny and the Charvin paint shop is having an impact on my painting. But those French impressionists have been having an impact for years!
Last week I sat in a garden and painted the pond.
The thing is it was Monet’s Garden and it was his waterlily Pond
I've been arting about this week and there's more to come.
So I've been asking myself "How do we gain confidence from our art?".
I've just delivered some brand new pieces to the Doll's house in Fordingbridge and I couldn't believe my eyes when I got there.
Why sometimes my oil paintings can look like watercolour even though water never goes anywhere near the canvas!
I'm very lucky in that I very rarely suffer from artists' block.
But for some it can be paralysing.
Here are my tops tips to keep your creativity on point.
My blogs, seem to refer to art being good for you quite a lot.
Drawing from observation uses both sides of the brain.
Drawing as an activity is calming and contemplative, and can lower blood pressure and reduce stress.
Drawing can develop and enhance our appreciation of our surroundings.
So, I dare you to come and draw with me! You'll have a super time.
Unless you're already an experienced art collector, the thought of buying an original piece of art might feel daunting, but with these tips you’ll have the confidence to choose art for your home, that suits your style and budget.
I’ve been going to the new Forest show every year since I was a child. I’ve been exhibiting there as a trader for the past three years and this show never fails to disappoint. So if you’ve never been before, or if you haven’t been for a little while; here in my top 10 reasons why the New Forest show in Brokenhurst in the heart of the new forest is the place to be on the 24th 25th and 26 July.
I haven't posted a time-lapse painting for a while, she here's a big ole lion being developed one a few days.
On Thursday evening hundreds of business people from across South Wiltshire and the Salisbury area gathered together in the city hall for the SW business of the year awards. I’m delighted to announce that I made it as a finalist in the Enterprising Women in Business category.
Or is it the business of good art?
"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art" Andy Warhol made this observation back in the 1960s.
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