Always the Art Student

Like many roles in life I think when art is what you do or the way you make your living – you are the forever student. I will  never know everything (not even close!) And more importantly I always wish to be growing, expanding and pushing myself to learn. So...

New Ecourse – Portraits – Your Art, Your Way

I am very excited to be immersed in creating my brand new Ecourse – Portraits – Your Art, Your Way. Whilst Unearth Gather Create and Drawn to Expression included a variety of subject matter from portraits to still life to landscape, I have been wanting to...

Studio Update – Drawing to paint better

Following on from my last post where I wrote about how important ‘drawing for the sake of it is’ in my practice, I was also thinking last week about how important drawing is as a tool for improving my painting skills. I often think that drawing as seen as...

Wonky eyes and charcoal smudges

It seems so long since I have shared any of my own work as many of my recent posts seem to have been about teaching and classes and e-courses. Whilst Autumn is without a doubt my favourite season, these weeks since I returned home from the US seem to have been...

Continuing on in Conté …..

So the conte portraits continue on … I just really wanted to thank you all for continuing to be interested in this daily practice of mine and the art that I am creating. Blogging for me is a strange thing and I have let months go sometimes between one post and...