I’ve been following Sue on Instagram for a while and love her raw interpretation of Cornwall; wild seas, tangled hedges and crazy skies. I wanted to find out more about her journey.
This week I joined the Newquay Society of Artists! I heard about the Newquay Society of Artists after noticing various exhibitions popping up over the summer. After discovering that they have a full line-up of demonstrations and exhibitions planned for 2018-2019 I was keen to join. The Newquay Society of Artists was founded in 1950
Most artists are more than willing to create a custom piece of artwork. When I receive requests for a commission it’s either to create a similar piece to something that already exists but in a different size or to paint something based on a photo which may hold fond memories. I’ve also had requests to
Editor’s Pick: Portfolio Plus Wildlife Gallery I’m proud to say that one of my paintings has been chosen as the editors pick for the Artists & Illustrators Wildlife Gallery. Each month, Portfolio Plus artworks are showcased in a themed online exhibition – promoted to readers of Artists & Illustrators via email and celebrated across popular
Editor’s Pick: Portfolio Plus summer gallery I’m proud to say that one of my paintings has been chosen as the editors pick for the Artists & Illustrators Summer Gallery. Each month, Portfolio Plus artworks are showcased in a themed online exhibition – promoted to readers of Artists & Illustrators via email and celebrated across popular
My Artistic Search for…More! In school I learned about line, form, light and shadow, I learned these skills carefully and aimed to recreate what I saw on the page. We used acrylic paint and I was good at this; able to create an accurate representation of what I was copying. This was praised at first,
Newquay’s Arts and Culture Festival Art8 brings together the community and covers many areas of art; events, exhibits and workshops involving film, craft, spoken word, dance, photography, theatre, music, literature and more. Art8 returns to Newquay from 18th – 20th May 2018 . Steam Bar will be partners for the 2018 festival hosting a range
Having only moved to Cornwall last year I am really keen to search out other Cornish artists and find out more about their art and how they find Cornwall. For me it’s about expanding my knowledge and my network; discovering about Cornwall and how it inspires people. One of the names which kept coming up
Oil or Acrylic? It’s an age old question and one I’ve struggled with for a while. As a general rule, and admittedly what swayed me for many years, is that acrylics are cheaper and more affordable than oils. At that rather shallow analysis in my equally shallow youth, I left it at that and for
Whistlefish Whistlefish is a greetings cards, art, gifts and stationery company founded by artist Lyn Thompson. They support artists locally and nationally but handpicking a selection of favourites in traditional, contemporary and modern styles. I’m pleased to announce that I have now joined their band of handpicked artists and some of my work features on
Art Prints I’m pleased to be able to announce that I now offer art prints and printed gifts via a UK-based website called Zippi.