I’m celebrating two things today – firstly that I have had the problem with the faulty valve fixed in the house this morning, so for the first time since Sunday I have central heating working again, and hot radiators at night, yay! I feeeeeel so much warmer just knowing that! 🙂 And it cost me half the […]
This week I have a lovely oil painting to do, the canvas has arrived after more than a weeks wait from ordering it, I have the right colours, brushes, and the sexy but mysterious image has been agreed, discussed, and decided with the client. I am poised, ready to paint! But, I have been caught […]
It’s been a long winter, and now the sun is shining, happy painting day! 🙂
Life’s a funny thing. We all meet people who we like, connect with, and get on fine with in a comfortable way. Then one day, for whatever reason they’re not there. It may be a change in the needs of the family, moving away through work, new friends in that persons life who move them in […]
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In a professional context it often happens that private or corporate clients corder a publication to be made and presented with the actual content still not being ready. Think of a news blog that’s filled with content hourly on the day of going live. However, reviewers tend to be distracted by comprehensible content, say, a random text copied newspaper or the internet. The are to focus on the text, disregarding the layout and its elements. Besides, random text risks to be unintendedly humorous or offensive, an unacceptable risk in corporate environments.
You know, as an artist, deep inside, when a piece of art you create is a good one. I can name all the ones over the years that I have created that I have that particular feeling about. But this week I was reminded, in a very good way, about one in particular. It was done […]
Some weeks ago I had an idea for two paintings. Both paintings have a theme, and both excite me a lot with their concept and the message they portray. They both feature English landscapes, and a couple in love within it, they both have trees and sunlight, water and rocks, and a pair of butterflies symbolising […]