“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.
Lockdown has been an interesting time for me, in some areas there has been little change to my routine. I usually spend much of my time in the studio, if I can, painting alone. So there hasn’t been much of … Continued
An artist called Matthew Burrows came up with this genius idea for instagram. This was his way of helping artists during a time when galleries have closed and shows have been cancelled. The idea is a simple one, artist use … Continued
NEWBURY ART FAIR NOW POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT YEAR 2021 I have just completed a small version of “Turquoise Wave II” measuring 20 x 20 cm or 8 x 8 inches in order to raise funds for the Prince’s Trust. (See … Continued
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
“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
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