I’m going back to university

I’m going back to university

My big news is that I’m about to go back to university to study for an MA in Fine Art. I applied last year and was accepted just before lockdown. I have spent lockdown wondering whether or not the course would go ahead, but it is, and I am negotiating the...
Getting my eye in with Zoom online drawing

Getting my eye in with Zoom online drawing

I have been a bit slack with the blog posts, I think it’s the heat, it makes me struggle to get much done, and my oil paints have been melting horribly, but I have still been painting. I felt a bit blocked with the dancing paintings, they have been quite a...
More dance paintings

More dance paintings

I have been really enjoying painting dancers. There’s something about the combination of the human body in motion and its expressive power combined with music that really appeals to me and draws together things I am interested in (I wrote about this in my blog...
Portraits for NHS heroes

Portraits for NHS heroes

During lockdown 2020 a project that has proved really popular is the Portraits for NHS heroes initiative started by artist Tom Croft. Artists all over the country have taken part, putting a shout out for NHS staff to paint, and then sharing the paintings and the...
I found pictures of my A level art exhibition!

I found pictures of my A level art exhibition!

I was chatting with some old friends on Facebook about our A level art class, as one of them shared a photo of our art room and it brought back so many good memories, not least listening to the Stone Roses and the Pixies on the cassette player whilst we painted and...

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