Turps head and achy feet

Turps head and achy feet

One side effect of doing the “secret wedding picture” (that I can’t talk about) oil painting is that I have to take a couple more breaks in the day than I would normally do. I’m used to painting standing up, its natural for me to do it, so that I can take a step back and view […]

Hair today gone tomorrow

Hair today gone tomorrow

The new art season has started and with it an art workshop I wanted to attend last Saturday. I love the painting days with my artist friends, when we’re all fired up with enthusiasm for the art we’re going to do, and tips we’re going to learn. This particular tutor was a guy who specialises […]

Secrets lifted on the four legged friend

Secrets lifted on the four legged friend

Having worked hard this week finishing off the pet portrait and then getting started on the secret wedding painting, and trying to find out more about selling artist’s copyright, its been a busy art week. I emailed the image of the finished pet portrait at the beginning of the week and the response came back: ” […]

I can’t show you, its a secret

I can’t show you, its a secret

Well I’ve been busy creating art all week, but I can’t show you a brush stroke of it. I am currently working on secrets, and they will have to remain secrets for the moment. At some point they will all become non secrets, but until then they will have to remain under wraps. The wedding painting working drawings […]

September opens with a rush of blank canvas

I knew the minute we clicked over into September things would start happening. It seems to be the silly season of summer holidays means everyone puts things on hold, and the second we get into September people start being sensible again and thinking about what’s important. I am awaiting to hear from a woman who […]