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Artists Who Copy and Copying in the Art world

Artists Who Copy and Copying in the Art world

Copying in the artworld – Influence and inspiration over theft They say imitation is the greatest form of flattery, but even copying in the art world is a painful thing. But what if you’ve spent half of your life researching, studying and perfecting, a unique […]

Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road – Nadav Kander Exhibit

Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road – Nadav Kander Exhibit

Nadav Kander: Dark Line – The Thames Estuary As I hadn’t been to Dalston much in ages, I thought it was high time I revisited the Nadav Kander show at Flowers Gallery. I remember seeing the inner offices and all the upstairs rooms in 2013 […]

Art Galleries to Visit in Dublin and Belfast

Art Galleries to Visit in Dublin and Belfast

Art Galleries to Visit in Dublin and Belfast, my little arty trip in and around Ireland. Here’s a bunch of great places to get some art, culture, with eats and drinks in between (and there were a lot of really cool cafes and lovely “eaty” places […]

My 7 Last Minute Homemade and Free Christmas Ideas

My 7 Last Minute Homemade and Free Christmas Ideas

7 Homemade and Free Christmas Ideas   So even though my Christmas shopping was finished mid-November and I say the phrase “let’s do Christmas *insert drink here* next week?” on a daily basis during the whole festive season, I’m actually not too into it. Partly because […]

MY WEEK IN ART #20 – FRESH COLOURS FOR THE NEW YEAR 2018

MY WEEK IN ART #20 – FRESH COLOURS FOR THE NEW YEAR 2018

Fresh Colours and New Art for 2018 So, I’ve been putting together some new swatches for prints and large paintings I am currently printing figures onto and trying out new colours. These fresh colours are really giving me the “bleak new year, freezing cold Winter” […]

Victoria Miro Gallery London | Tal R and Idris Khan

Victoria Miro Gallery London | Tal R and Idris Khan

The gallery between Islington and Hoxton is a stunning building to walk through, with great views across London too! Tal R at the Victoria Miro Gallery First Floor   The Israeli artist uses “leftover materials” rather like the idea of a “lunch box” to produce […]

My Week in Art #19 – Festive Artwork and To-Do Lists

My Week in Art #19 – Festive Artwork and To-Do Lists

My Week in Art 19 – Festive Artwork and Loads of Art Tasks     I’ve uploaded my Festive / Christmas cards to my Etsy shop this week – it took a much longer amount of time than I had thought. There’s me thinking I’d […]

Haunted Paintings: How to Make Scary Artwork

Haunted Paintings: How to Make Scary Artwork

Haunted Paintings: stories for lovers of scary things!   Haunted paintings are one of those things that combines a couple of interests of mine, artwork and scary stories! Not everyone likes reading dark stuff, but for me, scary books, crime novels and dark literature are […]

My Week in Art #18 – Art in Norway

My Week in Art #18 – Art in Norway

Art in Norway – a trip to Oslo, Flam and Bergen.   For a really short trip, finding art in Norway was surprisingly easy. I wasn’t expecting Norway to have no art at all in terms of art, but the galleries we visited were vast […]

When can you call yourself an “Artist”?

When can you call yourself an “Artist”?

When can you call yourself an “Artist”?   Call yourself an artist do you? This month I got my face in the local magazine for the area I live, talking about my artwork and inspirations. To my Dad, this is the ultimate marketing. Hitting the […]