Making Art

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Make Art Everyday – My New Year’s Resolution

Being a creative being in your not very creative world can be really difficult for a lot of us. I know I have posted on this topic more than enough … Continue reading

February 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

I am writing a book!

I am excited to  tell you that I am writing a book about making art. But my excitement is tinged with sadness because today I have also closed off access … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Performance art: weird or wondrous?

Performance art has the ability to polarize views. Even those quite open to conceptual art can lose their nut a bit in response to it. Performance art is the strange love-child … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Art gallery descriptions – best ignored.

I went to see an exhibition the other day. It was one of those blockbuster exhibitions you have to pay $20 to get into. Francis Bacon. Now I am not … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pain and pleasure: on being an artist.

Artists come from all walks of life, and sometimes we hide our artistic sides to fit in, or  bury our urges to make a living. I read an article  the paper … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Is the medium you use important?

I have been sorting out my considerable collection of  cards and postcards bought at art galleries. I will often buy one or two  of these when I go to a big gallery, … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

The top 3 pieces of equipment for an artist.

The top 3 pieces of equipment and artist can use to make great art are: Your brain Your eyes Your hands  In fact there are a lot of artists who … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 1 Comment