Sometimes finishing a painting is an effort. Nothing ab0ut the painting is hard or requires any problem solving. It’s just the subject no longer appeals for some reason. Procrastination rears it’s ugly head. When it happens, I find it’s best to plug away until it’s … Continue readingFinishing a Painting – Finding Motivation when all else fails
Do you use the term contemporary or Modern Art When referring to the current art scene? I know many artist friends use Contemporary or modern equally and you’d be forgiven for thinking they are the same. But not so… I’ve been painting Lady Margaret Hall … Continue readingWork in Progress-Contemporary or Modern Oxford Art?
Artists need to create art! It’s a no brainer really, but sometimes, in order to move forward, the creation part of art takes a back seat. With everything that’s been happening this past fortnight I’ve had little time (or space) to create new work… I … Continue readingYou’ll never progress unless you keep painting…or will you?
Some paintings fight every step of the way? Painting frustration results in slow progress! No matter how hard you try, it just does not seem to work right. This work in progress of Keble has been like that. It is a building with an excessive … Continue readingPainting in Progress – overcoming frustration!
After a somewhat hectic week I’m finally catching my breath. And getting around to posting the completed Wolfson Painting number 2. Next up is Keble College which is proving to be something of a challenge. It’s a tad older than my usual genre but fascinating … Continue readingNormal service will be resumed as soon as possible
Lots of excitement this week! In a full week I’ve really had a rollercoaster ride. For those not following me on Twitter and Facebook, I’ve had 2 paintings selected for the Society of Women Artist’s exhibition at The Mall Galleries in June-July. I’ve also had … Continue readingWhen stuff starts happening!