Making Art

Bringing Art Making Into Your Life

A New Studio = Permission to Play

I moved a little while ago to a new studio. And for the first few days its just felt… odd. A bit like you are sitting in someone else’s lounge … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

Artquest 5 – Putting time into your storehouse of ideas.

Many beginner artists say to me, ‘I’ve done my drawing [or whatever] course but now that I’ve finished I don’t know what to draw.’ And even more experienced artists can … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ideas for making art are hard to talk about.

It’s hard to talk about ideas for making art. Why? because you are trying to put something in the language of the eyeballs and the language of the form into … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · 1 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