I visited the WHF Big Cat Sanctuary on one of it’s open days in July and while browsing the many stalls I came across an art stall which really jumped out at me. Art Jigsaws!
As part of this year’s Whitefriars In Bloom festivities, they held an Canterbury Art Competition where they invited artists to submit artworks around the theme ‘Wellbeing’. In association with art supplies shop Cowling & Wilcox, artists had to submit their artwork by 1st July 2016. I’m fortunate to be a runner-up. A photo of my
I received an email the other day from one of my favourite artists Erin Hanson, in this email I saw that she had published a book of her work called ‘Open Impressionism’. The book looks stunning but it got me thinking. Why create an artist book and will it really make a difference? I dropped
Art Collections; Anyone can buy and collect art, you don’t need any previous knowledge or experience; you don’t need a degree in art history or past experience in collecting art, you just need appreciation!
In 2014 I took part in an online art auction set up by Kent Creative Arts. The Online Art Auction was a simple and easy way to sell artwork without having to worry about promotion, marketing or dealing with the sales process. From the perspective of the buyer it was a simple and easy way
Earlier this year my employer, Williams Lea Tag, held an art competition in honour of bringing some art to our new offices in Aldgate. Well I couldn’t resist submitting my favourite artwork ‘The Tracker’.
We like to live in a little bit of luxury, feel comfortable and be able to relax. This is so central to our well-being and we really don’t spend enough time doing it! Why not? We’re so busy and our homes are filled with distracting technology. No time to relax when our TV programmes are
Emma Copley has been extremely busy since appearing on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2015. I was lucky enough to catch-up with her and find out what’s been happening since the competition.
So what has Nerine Tassie been up to since winning Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2015? I was lucky enough to quickly catch-up with her.
Whenever you want to apply for an exhibition, gallery or art show, or even just reaching out and promoting your art, it’s important to have a way of presenting factual information about yourself. An artist CV should be able to tell the reader about you and art-related activities you’ve undertaken. It’s not a selling tool
Second heat winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2015 Emma Copley has been generous enough to answer a few of my burning questions.
Nerine Tassie is the winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2015. It’s a busy time for her right now, she is painting like crazy, however she managed to take a few minutes to answer a couple of questions for me.
There is one important thing to remember when writing your Artist Statement; people don’t just buy art, they buy into the artist. This is your secondary tool which will help you sell your art; they’ve seen the visuals, you’ve hooked them in and now they want to find out more.
I’ll admit it, I’m quite traditional. While I realise that art takes many forms, I’m a true believer that ‘classical’ artist is someone who picks up a brush and paints. How can you enter a landscape art competition in any other format? Ha! By watching Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year I’ve discovered more,
Today I’m privileged to be able to share with you a short interview with artist Nerine Tassie, winner of the third heat of Landscape Artist of the Year 2015. She has a unique magical style which has inspired me to experiment with different types of paints and techniques – find out more about her below.
I am privileged to be able to share a short interview with you of one of my newly discovered and now favourite contemporary artists. Erin Hanson is such a prolific artist and her work is truly beautiful. Read on to find out a bit more about her unique way of working.