Sketching is a pain… Or so I’ve always felt. I’m too impatient. Cross hatching and shading is slow. I like picking up a brush and painting immediately. I now realise my main problem is… Drawing isn’t sketching! I’ll say that again. Sketching and drawing are … Continue readingShould sketching be a foundation for painting?
I was one this week! OK, I confess (before you start contacting Mensa or the men in white coats) not me myself but this blog celebrated its first birthday! Looking back at my first post… I cringe!!!! Several times. Like so much in life a … Continue readingDeveloping an art blog
There’s a saying “Life is what happens when you’re planning what to do!” Last week was a bit like that. I was in London on Monday to go to the Houses of Parliament! You might remember? Backstory- last November at Bafa’s annual competition! The one … Continue readingSpeaker’s House – an artistic privilege!
Ever think something was fate? As a Christian I’m not into fate, but I do believe in divine intervention!And I think a bit of that’s been going on this last 2 weeks. As usual for the end of term life has been frenetic. I’ve been … Continue readingSteps to art success – part 1