12th January 2022No Comments

So long 2021, Hello 2022

Here’s my gratitude list for 2021. I have decided to make it an annual post. Some great things have happened in 2021...

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30th August 2021No Comments

Top Online Learning Resources for Artists

In 2018 – during a particularly horrible year – I discovered art all over again. A lot has changed since my original art study many years ago and there are some excellent resources out there that I have discovered over the last 3 years.
This is a list of online learning spaces that I have found useful to ramp up my artistic ability and develop my creative skills. I have been shocked at the quality of some online art schools and lessons and have no doubt my study would be taking many more years without them.

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11th April 2021No Comments

Notes on a painting: If You Build it…

As the VAA International Art Exhibition 2021 begins, I thought it would be nice to write about the inspiration and creation of my artwork on display: If you build it. Acrylic painting of Village Weaver birds from Chester Zoo.

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2nd February 2021No Comments

Developing Art Skills and Staying Productive

I love to learn and improve my drawing and painting technical skills. This causes frustration as I feel like many of my art projects remain unfinished because of an addiction to training. I have always blamed a lack of time.
How to gain a more realistic, achievable outlook to life and goals as an artist and creative person

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