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A beginners guide to mixing vivid colours!

2018-02-24T17:58:27+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Art Blog, Articles|

Familiarise yourself with the colour wheel The best way of getting to know the colour wheel, off by heart, is to paint your own by mixing and painting each colour. Google, 'Colour Wheel' for more examples. It’s a really good exercise to do in order to learn how secondary and tertiary colours can be made [...]

A Series of Large Abstract Watercolours

2018-02-08T15:30:23+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Art Blog, Art News|

There is something magical about watercolours. These paintings were created with the intention of letting the liquid watercolours bleed and do their own thing, with a minimum of interference. About They were painted directly after watching a firework display on a beach, from way up high on top of a mountain. The coast line was [...]

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La Azucarera Showreel

2018-01-22T11:28:22+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

This is a video summary of the amazing event that was the Sugar Factory art exhibition in Motril. The original live music was by the band Xian Ra! This was their debut performance. This video is to give you an idea of what is possible when the creative people of the Granada province come together. [...]

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Gracing Danger

2018-01-21T12:35:08+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

This video is an edit of all the aerial drawing club clips, performed by Myriada – Art in Movement. The event took place at La Fábrica Azucarera Nuestra Señora del Pilar, Motril. It was part of an art exhibition of 50 artists organised by me, Emma Plunkett in aid of Three aerial artists, Tessa Cardona, [...]

La Azucarera – closing night party!

2018-01-19T11:38:59+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Art Blog|

This is a short video of the closing night party with live music by the band Xian-Ra! Summary After 3 months planning and two months of solid work, I was quite emotional when the music started and everyone came together one last time to be their brilliant selves. (I held it together, though I was [...]

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January Sales 2018

2018-01-07T02:33:44+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Art Blog, Art News|

The opportunity has arisen to purchase my paper art at extremely discounted prices! All originals, all signed, all in a transparent protective sleeves and all made to fit in an off-the-shelf frame. If you don't see exactly what you'd like, then please contact me and I will see what I can do :) Postage and [...]

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A video about La Hija Del Cura I

2017-12-30T23:47:40+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Art Blog, Art News|

Here is a video of me telling some of the stories behind this sculpture. Even though you can read about her on the web shop product page, sometimes it's nice to hear it from the horses mouth. Find out what it was like looking for the right model and what the piece represents to me. [...]

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The Chamber Players – La Azucarera 2017

2017-12-14T20:14:01+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

This was the best event I have ever organised. Classical music, with aerial artists and tons of art, all in stunning architecture. I want to do more events in this style. The Chamber Players added a really beautiful soundtrack to the proceedings with Nick Tasker on his home made harpsichord, two violinist and a flutist. [...]

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Fernando Gallegos Cabrera at #LaAzucarera2017

2017-12-12T12:13:32+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

Fernando Gallegos Cabrera is a fabulous performer, he plays old school Spanish songs on guitar. He came down to La Azucarera on the 2nd December and gave us a wonderful performance, his dulcet tones filled the enormous exhibition hall with Flamenco, Latino and rock. Lots of people turned up to enjoy this evening of art [...]

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TeleMotril, SUR, IDEAL

2017-12-06T13:06:03+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Art Blog, Press Cuttings|

We've got a nice little collection of press clips, TV coverage and cuttings from La Azucarera contemporary art exhibition. It makes it easier if you can find them all in one place. Please also send me a link if you come across any more. An article by Jennie Rhodes who writes for Sur in English. [...]

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Talk Radio Europe Interview

2017-12-06T00:24:49+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Art Blog, Press Cuttings|

Ian Rutter from Talk Radio Europe interviewed me for his talk show, Life Stories. The show was aired on the 3rd December 2017 at 13:00–14:00. Ian heard of me when he came to visit the huge La Azucarera art exhibition that I organised in Motril. A few days later we met in a tea room [...]

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La Azucarera 2017 – Photos & Video

2017-12-08T14:19:39+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

London, Paris, New York, Motril! I hope you have enjoyed the exhibition or if you can't make it, that you can get an idea of what it was like through these photos and the video. Organising 50 local and international artists to come together in aid of Acompalia hospice charity, in the most beautiful setting, [...]

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