Working away from Home and Setting up a small workspace in Richmond outside in the emergency exit/bin area. Every space can be useful ! Im working on small scale at the moment to get my ideas down. I started Using acrylics because I have a small space and there is nowhere safe to leave myContinue reading “Warm ups”
I have had a few ideas run through my head for exhibiting and each venue I think of I think of different art work to show. I think that is because I want my art to reflect and be relevant to the place. I started off by contacting the Washburn Heritage Centre. A friend ofContinue reading “Making Plans for my MA Exhibition”
I’ve always found it difficult making the right skin colour for painting ! Wish I could just use foundation and makeup instead if oil paints ???? Maybe I d add hound give it a go !!!
I hate to waste paint and I hate to waste energy Because I restricted my use of paint I found I had some left on my pallet. I couldn’t waste it so I had fun using up my energy and colour
I think I am putting too much paint on the canvas to start with. I should be building the colours up in layers rather than diving straight in and being too quick.
In the past I have not been so good at cleaning brushes and looking after my art equipment. But I have bought myself a brush roll and some new brushes and now I am cleaning my brushes after I have used them and putting them back. Hopefully this will mean my brushes will last aContinue reading “Looking after equipment”
I have purposely chosen items to paint that have reference to my life.
After weeks and weeks of deliberation and sketches and ideas I’m making a start on a portrait of the Mayor of Harrogate 2020. I have started using oils with linseed oil to get an idea of scale and shape. I have used yellow Ochre Zinc White and now I am moving on to use Payne’sContinue reading “Ma Creative Practice module 5”
I spend a lot of time thinking about my art, what I am going to paint and how. I also imagine myself painting and day dream about it. I think about all the paintings I want to paint but sometimes life gets in the way. I find myself spending far too much time thinking aboutContinue reading “Thinking”