Making Art

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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

Finishing an artwork- it’s hard to know when.

We’ve all done it: gone too far on an art work because we couldn’t see that it was finished. Or gone too far because we were enjoying the process so … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Letting your medium drive your ideas for making art.

Ideas can occur anytime. Just walking along the road looking at people. In the middle of a super boring meeting. Watching a movie. Looking at the rain. I talk a lot … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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