Making Art

Bringing Art Making Into Your Life

Making art-is the idea more important than skill?

When we make a piece of art, we start with an idea. We then combine it with a medium and some techniques. We add in energy and time and we … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Naming your art – throw ’em a bone.

What you name your art can have a big effect on how it is received, understood, perceived. Artists name work with all sorts of things in mind. Sometimes the name … Continue reading

August 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

Working through ideas – an example

Most ideas start as just a little whisper in your head. You might see a colour , or a flash of movement. It might come from something some one said … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 1 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