Top Ten Favourite Art Supplies

Welcome to My Top Ten Favourite Art Supplies! Apart from obvious things like paint, brushes and canvas (though you don’t actually need any of those things to create art), the art supplies I couldn’t do without might surprise you. Takeaways, bedsheets, and masking tape feature heavily in making the magic happen! So here, in no…

Oiled Up….

I don’t know what I was expecting from my first ever oil painting class, but it wasn’t this! As I drove up the hill to the venue, past beautiful views and curious horses, I was expecting a messy day of oil paints, linseed oil and solvents. Instead, I discovered a way of working with oil…

yltnereffiD kooL

Don’t Panic – I haven’t suddenly lapsed into Welsh for this blog post! I just wanted to highlight a few tips that could help you with your latest work in progress, and that is to stop and look differently at what you are doing. As artists, we often spend hours and hours focussed on the…

Have Paint Will Travel

Having all our family back home in Wales, I spend a lot of time away from the ‘studio’ of the spare bedroom and living in various parent’s houses. While it is lovely to see everyone that we miss, it does take up a lot of painting time – especially if you miss out on one…