A perfect painting can be wrecked in seconds. Knowing when to stop painting is a dilemma. If you’ve created anything from scratch you’ll know that you can be progressing well with a creation. Everything is working out well until.. You do a little bit too … Continue readingKnowing when to Stop Painting – Painting Admiralty Arch .
I’ve been blogging for a while now and 2 years ago I did a 30 day blog challenge run by Sarah and Paul Arrow at Sarkemedia. I’ve tried to repeat the process again with varying results. This month I’m trying again and, in a post … Continue readingDrinking Straw Art!
Do you need inspiration to create? I’m often asked where I find my inspiration. The short answer is everywhere. There’s a marvelous line from Chuck Close “Inspiration is for Amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work.” People tell me how … Continue readingMisty Thames – Inspiration to create a painting.
Towering Shard As we begin 2017, I wanted to share some of the photographs I’ve taken that haven’t made it into paintings, yet. They may do at some point, who knows, you’ll have to wait and see. So I’m introducing a “Photo of the month”. … Continue readingPicture of the month – Towering Shard
On the last day of the year, I’m sharing 12 paintings One for each month of 2016 to sum up the year. January – Not your usual Wedding Month. But I’ve always done my own thing, and, yes, I did get married in January. A … Continue readingLooking back on 2016 – A year in 12 paintings
How’s the excitement level in your household? Ours is pretty high, even with Christmas over, everyone is looking forward to the new year. As if that wasn’t enough, I’ve had some more big news about my Art. Artists and Illustrators Magazine hold an annual competition. … Continue readingWho is the Artist of the Year 2017?