Does September make you feel like new beginnings? There’s a feeling of new beginnings. Maybe it’s because I still have children at school or past memories of starting a new school term in September, but things always seem to change around now. This year even … Continue readingNew Art for a new Academic Year
The Private View – 205 years of the RI Wednesday 5th April was the Private View of the Royal Institute of painters in watercolour An historic society with Royal Patronage which has been held at the Mall Galleries since the 1970’s. This is my first … Continue readingPrivate View at Royal Insitute of Painters in Watercolour
Research is essential. Before applying for any society or entering a competition you need research the situation. I’m considering applying for the Society of Women Artists and thought I’d use the Private view as a research opportunity. So I headed to London’s Mall Galleries last … Continue readingNetworking at The Mall Galleries
Ever arrange too much to do? Well, I have this week. In fact, if I’m brutally honest, this year! So, I’m not quite ready for the reveal yet… OK, I’m not even vaguely near the reveal yet. I’ve been a hanging for Bucks Open Studios. … Continue readingEpic Fail! Work in Progress…is still a work in progress
Well, the exhibition is over! So now what? There’s always a sense of disappointment when an exhibition finishes. No matter how many sales have or haven’t been made. The work on the whole is done. There may be some final financial transactions to make and … Continue readingPost Exhibition Blues and getting past them.
When you take on a big project there are parts you love… And parts you wish to avoid! It’s said if you want something done you should ask a busy person! But I’m not sure I agree. Sometimes being busy helps you avoid what you … Continue readingThe painting I didn’t want to do, but I’m very glad I did!