Month: May 2017

My Week in Art #7

My Week in Art #7

My Week in Art #7 – Possible Father’s Day Gift and Wild Flower Arranging This week has seen me framing a group of small abstract sketched prints which are heading over to Etsy as we speak, which would make great Father’s Day gift. I’ve also been […]

Kemptown Arts Trail #2

Kemptown Arts Trail #2

Kemptown Arts Trail – Best of the Rest This weekend was the last of the Brighton Artist’s Open Houses festival and the Kemptown Arts Trail. As the month draws to a close I wanted to see the rest of the art and printmaking that the […]

Kemptown Arts Trail – A Couple of Visits

Kemptown Arts Trail – A Couple of Visits

A Couple of Visits to The Kemptown Arts Trail Saturday afternoon, walking to see family and where myself and my partner used to live. I dropped into a couple of the Artist’s Open Houses around the Kemptown Arts Trail, just to see what’s “cool”. It’s […]

My Week in Art #6

My Week in Art #6

My Week in Art #6: New Prints for Etsy, Artists Open Houses and More The production line has begun, with tests made for new neutral colour ways, background designs and figurative Etsy prints. These little colour tests are headed to be framed and uploaded to […]

Artists Open Houses – Brighton #1

Artists Open Houses – Brighton #1

It’s sunny, I’m sleepy and have just got back from cake, hummus ciabatta sandwiches and soya lattes at North Village. We just spent the morning going to a few of the Brighton’s Artists Open Houses around the back of Five Ways in “The Dip”. There’s […]

Art Supplies: Where to Splurge, Where to Save

Art Supplies: Where to Splurge, Where to Save

Where to Splurge and where to Save on Art Supplies It’s always amazing to receive really special art supplies as presents from family and friends at Christmas and for birthdays. I think it’s a really easy present for them to get me so other than […]

My Week in Art #5

My Week in Art #5

My Week in Art #5 – Illustration, Paper and Spotted Art So the plain paper fetish continues with a few days spent measuring and cutting little blank canvasses for my tester prints. Seeing piles of total crisp white paper is a beautiful sight. This is […]

How To: Find Your Artistic Style

How To: Find Your Artistic Style

How To: Find Your Artistic Style Sometimes scrolling through Instagram makes me feel like there are enough artists in this world to fill the whole Moon and the Sun and Mars with people. It seems everyone has a distinct artist “style” and they know exactly what they’re […]

My Week in Art #4

My Week in Art #4

My Week in Art #4 – Brighton’s Artists Open Houses, Framed Prints & New Work This week has confirmed a couple of things, number 1, my packaging skills are decent and slightly over the top, and number 2, I’m going to apply for Brighton’s Artists […]

How To: Make Art that Looks Effortless

How To: Make Art that Looks Effortless

How To Make Art that Looks Effortless Over the years my art has changed a lot, I’m always thinking about how to make art that looks effortless and wondering what techniques I should use to do this. I always wanted to be one of those […]