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Melanie McDonald – Conjure up Cornish Memories

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 in my searches was Melanie McDonald. I had to find out more. Continue reading Melanie McDonald – Conjure up Cornish Memories

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Doodie’s Doodles at Open Studio Cornwall 2017

With only a week to go before Cornwall’s Open Studios begins, Doodie is racing around ensuring that everything is ready for the first opening day. From the 27th May to the 4th June Artists across Cornwall ‘throw’ open their doors to allow the public to get a privileged and unique insight into the homes of people from one of the most creative counties in the UK. Continue reading Doodie’s Doodles at Open Studio Cornwall 2017

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Amanda Hoskin – Successful Cornish Artist

Cornwall is well known for it’s art community, as an artist myself I am very interested in a county which is famous for it’s history, tourist escapes and it’s art inspired scenery. I have this idealistic view of an artist in Cornwall; painting outside as well and soaking up inspiration, then meeting up with other artists and sharing their ideas. It’s something I’m interested in finding out more about.During my research into Cornish artists I saw a couple of paintings by Amanda Hoskin. Continue reading Amanda Hoskin – Successful Cornish Artist

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James Green – Art Beyond The Paint Brush – Why this Artwork Opened My Eyes

James Green

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, and you  know what?

I liked it! Continue reading James Green – Art Beyond The Paint Brush – Why this Artwork Opened My Eyes

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Magical Woodland and Seascape Art Inspiration From Nerine Tassie

Nerine Tassie

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. Continue reading Magical Woodland and Seascape Art Inspiration From Nerine Tassie

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An Inspiring Interview With Popular Contemporary Artist Erin Hanson

Erin Hanson

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. Continue reading An Inspiring Interview With Popular Contemporary Artist Erin Hanson