How to paint a Turquoise Wave

“Turquoise Wave II” is inspired by the Jurassic coastline of Devon. It shows a large wave cresting, lit by the sun turning the waves turquoise and emerald green. The time of day is key here. It is midday, the strong sunlight is reflecting off the sea turning it white. The highlights become a mixture of emeralds and blues contrasting with the deep blue of the sea.

Torbay Art Show 2020 CANCELLED

Unfortunately I have just been informed today (16th March) that this year’s Torbay Art Show has had to be cancelled because of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), what a real shame. Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd March 2020 at Torquay Boys … Continued

‘Arts teaching could become more important than maths in tech-based future’ – education expert

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The arts could become more important for young people than maths in the future, according to a leading education expert. Researcher Andreas Schleicher, who leads the Programme for International Student Assessment at the intergovernmental economic organisation OECD, told a House … Continued

Which social media sites should artist be on?

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“Social media is vital for many artists. Leading pros reveal the places they’re sharing work, networking and find new clients in 2019.” There is a really interesting article I’ve just read on creativebloq about which social media sites artist should … Continued

Stormy Emerald Sea

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Here are a few images of my painting process and time-lapsed videos of my new wave painting entitled “Stormy Emerald Sea”. It measures 100 cm wide and 50 cm high and has a depth of 4cm or 39.5 inches wide … Continued

What does it mean to commission an artist?

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Commissioning art is a unique and great way of purchasing and personalising art. The process allows you to become fully engaged with the design and development of a bespoke piece of artwork.

Ambassador Artist for the English Riviera UNESCO Geopark

I have recently been selected to become an ambassador artist for the English Riviera UNESCO global geopark. Alongside 10 other artist of different disciplines. The Aims of a Geopark Ambassador Artist is… Promote, support, facilitate, encourage and enable local organisations, … Continued

How local art can enhance your home

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7 Reasons:- An original piece of art allows the viewer to feel the time, effort, and skill that went into its creation.With a local piece of art the opportunity to meet the artist in person is much more likely.Meeting the … Continued