Open Studios are great, if you haven’t been to one, you should. What are Open studios? Open studios are where and artist or group of artists open up the doors of their workspace to visitors. They vary from a single artist opening their studio for … Continue reading7 Reasons why you should go to Open Studios.
Enjoying the weather? Maybe you’ve been on a walk? Maps are fascinating, aren’t they? This week I’ve been playing – actually it’s this month. This particular painting was started before Bucks Open Studios in June. It started with a trip to the Victoria and Albert … Continue readingMap Painting – Experimental Art
Serendipity in art or the role of happy accidents.
Sure, you can know what you’re doing, study methods and plan meticulously. You can control the paint to within an inch of it’s life. You can be skilled enough to make the paintings seem lively, but too much control can often lead to lifeless work.
Watercolour, more than any 2 D medium is often transported by painting accidents. … Continue readingSerendipity in Art
Some transport of a different style this week The Wedding Bus! After Last week’s bike post, I’m scaling things up. Curiously, this picture wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t spotted last weeks subject matter. In October I was wandering around looking for inspiration. Leaving the … Continue readingThe London Wedding Bus – Transport Class
It’s that time of year again… Bucks Open Studios! Alexandra and I will be joining forces again and opening the doors between 6th-21st June. As usual we will have an exhibition as well demonstrations and will be happy to answer any questions about our own … Continue readingBucks Open Studios 2015