Sky Portrait Artist of the Week

Sky Portrait Artist of the Week

One of the best things about lockdown has been taking part in online events that you wouldn’t normally get a chance to do, artistically speaking. One of these is Portrait Artist of the Week, streamed from Sky’s Artist of the Year Facebook page. It’s...
Adapting to lockdown artist-style

Adapting to lockdown artist-style

Well, a lot has changed since my last blog post when I was busy teaching regularly and travelling to London once a week to study oil painting. It all changed over the past week or so and all my groups and teaching have now been cancelled, along with the course. But we...
Opening my studio

Opening my studio

Today I ventured out early by train to Newbury in West Berkshire to the launch event of West Berkshire and North Hampshire Open Studios. The launch event marked the opening of applications for participating artists who will open their studios to visitors in May 2020....
New website shop for Kristin Rawcliffe Art

New website shop for Kristin Rawcliffe Art

There’s a new shop on my website to let you buy paintings, drawings, prints, cards and lessons directly from me. Original art I’ve listed some oil paintings from my ‘Passions’ exhibition, and some oil paintings on paper, but I will be adding...
Ideas for new work

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...
Countdown to exhibition week!

Countdown to exhibition week!

Less than a month to go until my exhibition and there is a lot to think about and do, this is most definitely a learning curve! I’m slightly disappointed in myself that I didn’t manage to get more big paintings done, but the gallery is small and the...

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