I do like the summer and I do like to sell my artwork 😉 So, as a very special treat I’ve decided to reduce my prices for the entire month of August. It’s taken hours & hours of tedious typing … Continued
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
For almost 20 years I’ve been a self-employed artist. I’ve never really had an ‘ism’, I’ve simply made art because it’s what I selfishly chose to do. And unlike many of my previous jobs, making art was something I was … 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