Latest in a series of meditations I’m creating about my art ready for the exhibition in October. Trafalgar fountain meditations First look at the Trafalgar Fountain painting above. What do you see? The Fountain and it’s pool dominate beneath the crumpled sky. Fine Lines, emanating … Continue readingMeditations on Art – Painting the Trafalgar Fountain
Finding Art inspiration is a constant challenge. Wherever I go I’m always looking for new things to paint and draw. I’ve learnt that finding art inspiration is not a case of sitting and waiting for it to appear. It’s capturing the ideas when they come. … Continue readingFinding Art inspiration from a Neglected Bike
Are you drawn to landscape paintings of Mountain Views? Have you ever climbed a mountain? If you have then you’ll realise that climbing up mountains is a challenge but the view from the top and sense of achievement makes it all worthwhile. Knowing that the … Continue readingLandscape Painting- The Mountain Goat
Ever buy something and then get home and realise it doesn’t go anywhere? You know how it is, you find something you adore and perhaps spend more than you ought, only to find it doesn’t quite fit in with what you’ve already got. Don’t Panic, … Continue readingLet art inspire a room makeover- The story of a purple vase
Do you enjoy visiting a Gallery? And if you do, what inspires you most, the art… Or the building? “Look at lots of art” is the most common Art advice I’m given. Well, besides “keep practicing”! And it’s true, Artists gain inspiration from visiting Art … Continue readingGallery: inspiration outside and in?
Olympians and Artists have more in common than you might think. I’m not a sports fan but with the Olympics fever gripping the UK. I’m forced to notice sport. Buoyed along by the fervour and sense of National pride, I’ve even watched parts. The opening … Continue readingWhat can the Olympics teach artists?