“The easiest time to cure an illness, is before it is accepted as part of the self-image.” – Jane Roberts. How I see myself is completely subjective. Like … Continue Reading Size Matters
“Happiness is going shopping with my sister-in-law. She’s got the traits of my husband that I like, with the added bonus of her love of shopping!” – Anon. In my … Continue Reading Portrait: My Sister-in-Law.
“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” – Francis Bacon. One of the interesting things about regularly practicing art, is that you start … Continue Reading The Facial Art Mystery
“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to … Continue Reading The Art Shack 3
Day 1. My friend, artist, Tina Hannay suggested I go bigger! So, this time the head pretty much fills the A3 sheet. Here’s my first effort. Come back each day … Continue Reading Portrait: Ricky Martin
Our little collective of an art group met again in September. We have a name. A year or so ago, I created an online art group, on Facebook, … Continue Reading The Art Shack 2
I am back for more! I was quite pleased with my portrait of Barak Obama, which you will find in an earlier article here. My next subject is legendary actress … Continue Reading Portrait: Bette Davis
I’ve never painted a portrait before. I have been watching artists on tv, so hopefully I’ve learnt a few tips! I have started to work on a portrait … Continue Reading Portrait: Barak Obama