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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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Multiple Etsy Shipping Origins

2018-09-07T12:58:23+00:00August 31st, 2018|Art Blog, Articles|

How to take full advantage of Printful's print on demand, multiple Etsy shipping origins service. Use their warehouse fulfilment locations around the world and give your Etsy customers the best shipping rates. To do this, you will need to follow these step by step guide and just to let you know, it's much easier than [...]

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Watercolour Love Heart Mugs

2018-09-07T12:12:37+00:00August 30th, 2018|Art Blog, Art News|

Wouldn't you like to have a nice hot drink in one of these gorgeous watercolour love heart mugs? They're just what the doctor ordered! I know, it’s like you've been waiting for them your whole life! You didn't even realise you were missing out until you saw them, right? You must be absolutely desperate for [...]

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Zen Meditation Sculpture

2018-09-07T13:08:03+00:00August 30th, 2018|Art Blog, Art News|

This zen meditation sculpture is called Serene Meditation and this is the story of how it came into being. Zen and the art of working in clay This zen meditation sculpture was a bit of an adventure in the making, because for some reason I decided to overcome all obstacles in my way... regardless how futile [...]

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The Making of the Octopus Bowl

2018-09-07T13:24:40+00:00August 17th, 2018|Art Blog, Art News|

The octopus bowl is now ready to show and available for sale and you can also see how it was made: Stoneware Raised Octopus Bowl The octopus is a magnificent being and rightly deserves to be immortalised in art. And not just one but two octopus demanded my attention on this sculpted pot. As I was [...]

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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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VII Expo Nazari – Vélez de Benaudalla

2018-09-09T18:50:55+00:00July 16th, 2018|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

The centre of our town was closed off to traffic and instead was full of temporary bars, stalls and a large stage for performances. This Expo Nazari fiesta is on every other year and is a great excuse for a get together. It is a celebration of Vélez de Benaudalla's Moorish roots. I participated by [...]

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Podcasts – Artists Critique My Paintings

2018-09-09T18:47:10+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Art Blog, Art News, Exhibitions|

Here are two audio recordings that you can download and listen to as podcasts - artists critique my paintings. I recommend you listen to them whilst looking at a picture of the painting being discussed. This is from an exhibition I participated in, along side 22 other international artists from my art group, ANA (Artists’ [...]

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Spring Show

2018-06-10T09:49:26+00:00June 5th, 2018|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

Artists’ Network Alpujarra have organised a spring show full of fresh new art. There are 22 participating artists, some of whom will be exhibiting for the first time. I will be exhibiting several new pieces of sculpture and two large paintings. The exhibition is organised and curated by Gareth Lister, with the help from ANA [...]

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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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