Why I paint people

Why I paint people

When people ask me what I prefer to paint it’s people, always people. I’m not making life easy for myself as I’ve found in the past few years of working as an artist that if you want to paint portraits, people much prefer having their animals...
September classes

September classes

I’m coming to the end of teaching summer lessons shortly, and I’m thinking about planning for September classes in Yateley. It would be really helpful, if you’d like to take some lessons with me some time, if you can reply and tell me what lessons you’d like to...
Getting ready for summer sketching

Getting ready for summer sketching

Summer is coming and it’s a great excuse to get out of the studio and into the big wide world to capture what’s going on around you. Here are some tips about sketching outside.   Why sketch outside? Working from life is very different to working from...
My first Art Fair experience

My first Art Fair experience

I thoroughly enjoyed my first art fair experience at Surrey Contemporary Art Fair in March, though it was exhausting. The mental effort involved in being brave and putting myself out there, as well as organising things I needed whilst being inexperienced as a visitor...

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