Tis the season to go spending and whilst I have a limited amount with which to splurge there are 5 items that have been spiralling around in my artist’s head to acquire for many months now! 1) Some Maimeriblu watercolours. I have been using the fabulous Winsor & Newton almost exclusively now for over a year and want somethingh fresh! Some new bold Hue! And … Continue reading Top 5 New Watercolour Materials and Equipment to acquire!
It is only 10.30am and I have surpassed myself! Been up since about 5am doing lots of bits and bobs that needed doing like:- 1 Making new trace down graphite sheets for my students 2. Trying out new positions for me super duper studio light 3.Digging out huge old whiteboard ready to get my life into some semblance of order by writing everything down! 4 … Continue reading Easy Like Sunday Morning…Not
Thanks to Will Kemp’s Art blog I found out about these brilliant (literally) daylight bulbs. I was expecting a bulb about the size of a typical long-life bulb so imagine my shock and surprise when my ginormous parcel arrived containing two of the most monstrous bulbs I have ever seen! I could light up a rugby pitch with these I am sure. Anyway – they … Continue reading The Boys for the Job – Epic Studio Lighting
It really has got a bit out of control lately and I can’t go in and draw or paint when it is like this. There are piles of images and papers all over the place, stuff on the floor and general mess. I have a small back … Continue reading My Studio is a Mess