Making Art

Bringing Art Making Into Your Life

The urge to create is always there – 3 tips to helps you scratch that itch.

I was talking to a guy the other day; we don’t know each other well but we are both artists and we were joking about the fact that sometimes we … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Joining an arts collective: I am Borg

I’m feeling very excited! I have just joined a ceramics collective and I will finally have access to two things I will appreciate: A kiln. Some of my regular readers will know that … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Letting go

A while Ago I saw Bettye LaVette on Later with Jools Holland. She’s an amazing performer and what really struck me was her total commitment and letting go in this song. Of … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Take an Art Retreat – my tips for making it worthwhile.

Sometimes I turn making art into a real big deal. My thoughts go round and round in my head, and I forget that it’s possible to keep it simple. A … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Five accessible sculpture methods.

Many people think that they can’t try sculpture because it’s too hard or expensive: but it doesn’t have to be that way. Those of you who have been reading my blog … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Drawing 6 – Get inked. No, not a tattoo. Pen and ink!

Have you ever tried drawing with a pen and ink? You should try it, it’s fun, easy and cheap and your good results will probably surprise you. Most of the … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Drawing – I want to post truly I do!

I have been trying to post about pen and ink drawing but my broken interweb connection just will not let me. Every time it rains it goes bung. I am … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment