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My Week in Art #19 – Festive Artwork and To-Do Lists

My Week in Art #19 – Festive Artwork and To-Do Lists

My Week in Art 19 – Festive Artwork and Loads of Art Tasks     I’ve uploaded my Festive / Christmas cards to my Etsy shop this week – it took a much longer amount of time than I had thought. There’s me thinking I’d […]

Haunted Paintings: How to Make Scary Artwork

Haunted Paintings: How to Make Scary Artwork

Haunted Paintings: stories for lovers of scary things!   Haunted paintings are one of those things that combines a couple of interests of mine, artwork and scary stories! Not everyone likes reading dark stuff, but for me, scary books, crime novels and dark literature are […]

My Week in Art #18 – Art in Norway

My Week in Art #18 – Art in Norway

Art in Norway – a trip to Oslo, Flam and Bergen.   For a really short trip, finding art in Norway was surprisingly easy. I wasn’t expecting Norway to have no art at all in terms of art, but the galleries we visited were vast […]

When can you call yourself an “Artist”?

When can you call yourself an “Artist”?

When can you call yourself an “Artist”?   Call yourself an artist do you? This month I got my face in the local magazine for the area I live, talking about my artwork and inspirations. To my Dad, this is the ultimate marketing. Hitting the […]

My Week in Art #17 – Artistic Practice Update

My Week in Art #17 – Artistic Practice Update

Artistic Practice Update1 – Useful Testers   I have many an artistic practice update to share, maybe everyone’s doing this but we’ll see. It’s new to me anyway! I’m currently writing this “Week in Art” on a Friday night after a wild evening of Flour […]

My Week in Art #16 – New Colour Schemes

My Week in Art #16 – New Colour Schemes

My Week in Art #16 – new colour scheme testing and slow progress   This week I got two things, a free moment in the flat alone, and some actual spare time. Wondrous as I am currently in my “busy period” whilst my day job […]

Centre for Alternative Technology : Finding Art in Nature

Centre for Alternative Technology : Finding Art in Nature

Centre for Alternative Technology: working with nature, an art form in itself?   During my summer holiday (insert kind of rainy, not so sunny) mooching around the Cambrian Mountains, we visited the Centre for Alternative Technology. A working farm, bio science laboratory, engineering unit… you […]

My Week In Art #15 – Holiday Time | An Arty Week in Machynlleth

My Week In Art #15 – Holiday Time | An Arty Week in Machynlleth

An arty time indeed in and around¬†Machynlleth and the Cambrian Mountains… Last week was a bit of a week off from “painting etc” and more of a chance to step back and think about the direction my new work is going to go in. My […]

My Week in Art #14 – Art for Serenity

My Week in Art #14 – Art for Serenity

My Week in Art #14 – Some much-needed art for serenity and peace I’ve had some busy times this week and last, with work commitments, freelance work and the news my Nan is poorly in hospital, I’ve been a bit all over the place. I […]

Making Art on Holiday: Travel Art Kit

Making Art on Holiday: Travel Art Kit

My Travel Art Kit:¬†Last Minute Holiday Packing! We’re all going on a… summer holiday! In my dire attempt at packing everything, I’m probably going to forget my travel art kit and thoroughly regret it! We’re getting a hire car and going to Wales for a […]