Tutorials, news and updates

Tutorials, advice and inspiration

My 6 most popular blog posts

Happy New Year everyone! I'm looking forward to another year of blogging about my work and how I do it, but I thought I'd start off with a summary of some of my most popular blog posts so far, just in case you missed them: 1. How to choose and mix colours for your...

Tell us about your art

Are you an artist or a crafter? I'd love to know about your work, what motivates you and any top tips you have so I can feature you on this blog. I've made a short questionnaire on survey monkey if you'd like to take part. I'll use the surveys to create blog posts...

Painting progress

I'm still working on my series of paintings from my sketch trip to Leeds. After all the studies and the alla prima heads I drew and painted I've got to bite the bullet, stop procrastinating and get stuck in to the main pieces. Exhibition! The big news, and the main...

News, exhibitions and updates

Ideas for new work

Well, the exhibition is over, I'm just about recovered from the lurgy, so it's time to start thinking about my next series of work. One of the main things I learned from my exhibition was how satisfying it is to work in series so I do want to make sure I keep doing...

My experience of my first solo exhibition

From 16-20 October my exhibition 'Passions - Superpowers of everyday people' was shown in London at Nolias Gallery, Bankside. Artistic UK presented the exhibition, hung it, and supported me through it. Private View Private view is a bit of a misnomer as...

Planning and painting an exhibition

Having just spent six months painting for an exhibition, I thought I'd write down all the things I have done and learned, and I can because I wrote lists. Lots of lists. Finding a venue If you are thinking of having an exhibition, you may already have a venue in mind,...


It's the night before the exhibition. I think I've done everything, I hope I've done everything. I'll post Al the steps I had to go through to prepare when it's all over, I can, because I made lots and lots of lists! I'm very nervous about standing up in front of...


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