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
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
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.