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My Week In Art #22 – New Work and Art Vlogging

My Week In Art #22 – New Work and Art Vlogging

New work and art vlogging updates After my last “My Week in Art” post I decided to try more art vlogging, so far I have some little films and time lapses of me painting. So far so good, I just need to figure out how […]

MY WEEK IN ART #21 – ARTIST PRACTICE FROM SKETCH TO PAINTING

MY WEEK IN ART #21 – ARTIST PRACTICE FROM SKETCH TO PAINTING

My Artist Practice I want my artist practice this new year, not to keep banging on about the new year this far into January, to be a lot more documented. I really enjoy watching anything about other artists on Youtube or where ever. I had […]

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 […]