Life as an Artist – Upper Back Pain

Hey hey....So anyone who knows me and my practice will know that I am someone that draws and prints. Recently, I have gotten to a point in my practice that I am super pleased about, because I am drawing daily in a more organic yet focused way. Back in London, I was working on my post… Continue reading Life as an Artist – Upper Back Pain

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Inktober 2017 – my approach, tips and materials

So for those of you who may be new to Inktober, it is a daily drawing challenge which was set up in 2009 by Jake Parker. It started out as a personal project of his, in which his aim was to improve his inking skills - but it has quickly spread to be a worldwide… Continue reading Inktober 2017 – my approach, tips and materials

Scaling back your art practice for long term travel – the early days

I'm still in the early days of this, but I had to do some serious thinking about what materials to bring with me to Canada. As a printmaker who had been dealt the ridiculously lucky hand of having an artist residency at Central St Martins, I had finally emerged and blossomed from my kitchen table… Continue reading Scaling back your art practice for long term travel – the early days

Arts Facilitator training at London’s October Gallery

So on the 9th May I went along to one of the free CPD sessions run by the October Gallery. The session lasted just over 90mins, but was probably the most informative and productive 90mins I have ever had during a training session! Expertly delivered by Becky and Georgia, the gallery's education co-ordinators, the session took us… Continue reading Arts Facilitator training at London’s October Gallery

Creative Resilience

So in those times of self doubt, or when you're hit by  the need to create but there's nothing coming to you, it can be really tough as a creative. I often have moments where the desire to make is overwhelming, but all my ideas have decided to desert me - which is ridiculously frustrating!… Continue reading Creative Resilience