It’s been a while since I’ve exhibited; too long in fact. It’s been even longer since I’ve made new artwork specifically tailored for a particular show. But the challenge is always a nice one and there’s no greater incentive for … Continued
I’m due to start teaching another 10 week mixed media collage course at Embrace Arts, Leicester in a month, but only if enough people sign up. And at the moment, they have rather a lot of places still up for … Continued
We’ll start with the competition artwork for Derby’s Friar Gate Square, which I’m guessing has been unsuccessful (I’ve heard nothing either way yet, and it’s been a while)…
The brief was to design a piece of contemporary art inspired by the Enlightenment movement drawing inspiration from Derby’s own Joseph Wright. So after a bit of swatting up on the internet, and armed with glue, acrylic, magazines, print-outs, scissors, pencils and an old bank envelope (it just seemed right!!!), I set to work.
Despite the fact that I doubt I’ve won (you win some, you lose some), this was a nice little challenge, and one that I actually really enjoyed doing.
So, after a prolonged half term break my mixed media collage course is back up and running for another 10 week block in Leicester. Four weeks into the latest run and all is going nicely. The real beauty of college … Continued
Well to be fair, I’ve never really been too far away from my beloved mixed-media collage, but a lot of time recently has been spent teaching this art-form in Leicester. As enjoyable and enlightening as the teaching is, it has … Continued