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Art History with Nick Fudge

2018-11-10T18:28:43+00:00November 10th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes, Articles|

Nick Fudge on the Sacred Feminine Last week I spent two days at the best art lectures I have ever been to, with artist Nick Fudge, the lost YBA (Young British Artist). He’s the one who threw his entire graduate show in a skip the night before the opening and went off-radar for twenty-five years. [...]

Art prints from original artwork

2018-09-06T10:21:35+00:00September 6th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes, Articles|

This step by step guide will help you to make quality art prints that resemble the colours of your original artwork! Before I start, I just want to say - nothing beats experiencing artwork in the flesh but these tips will help you to create art prints, as close as you can to the original [...]

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Watercolour painting – portraiture workshop

2018-09-07T13:14:04+00:00August 5th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Watercolour painting is a good way to relax and take your mind off other matters. In this class you learn how to paint a portrait of the person of your choice, it could even be of yourself. Materials and techniques We will work using liquid watercolours on heavy weight watercolour paper to begin with. Starting [...]

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Painting workshop – reflecting your soul

2018-09-07T14:05:57+00:00August 5th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

This painting workshop is about digging deep and seeing your soul reflected in a piece of art. The thing to realise it, that whatever you decide to paint, you will automatically reflect back part of your soul, as is the nature of making original art. I will gently guide you with the materials and techniques [...]

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Printing In The Andalusian Sunshine

2018-08-06T13:19:43+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Cyanotype workshop Fancy sharing in my passion for cyanotypes? I teach this historical, alternative photographic printing process, from my art studio. The location is out the back of my quirky, agricultural townhouse in Vélez de Benaudalla, in the province of Granada - a quiet, ancient, Andalusian, town. You will be guided and supported every step of the [...]

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Mixing vivid colours – a beginners guide!

2018-09-07T14:27:13+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Familiarise yourself with the colour wheel The best way of getting to know the colour wheel, off by heart, is to paint your own.  Do this exercise of mixing vivid colours and painting them each in place. You can add more white as you go towards the centre and add more black to each colour [...]

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Art Exhibition Photography

2018-08-05T16:45:16+00:00July 6th, 2017|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Just a note on what is required from the photographer of an art exhibition. Identify what camera and equipment you will be using, send the make and model number. This is so it is known what kind of photographs to expect. Style Familiarise yourself with previous exhibition photos, look at these from the 9th Competa Art [...]

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Tips on how to be an artist

2018-08-05T16:44:07+00:00June 20th, 2017|Art Blog, Art Classes|

This is by no means a complete list or guide, it's just some tips I have picked up, that work for me, to make life easy along the way :) Making Buy or find ample art materials. Choose materials that you love to play with. Remember that you have everything you need around you to [...]

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Paint Your Own Watercolour In My Class

2018-08-06T13:21:03+00:00December 15th, 2016|Art Blog, Art Classes|

This is María with her painting. I nearly cried when I saw her first watercolour all finished and in the frame. It is so beautiful, so strong and so confident. She has been coming to watercolour classes for just 3 sessions. Learn Watercolour Techniques – María has several pieces on the go at the same time [...]

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