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The Art of Writing

I create art and I write, my words create a picture and my pictures tell a story…let’s call it the Art of Writing. I cannot do them at the same time, but I have no preference. There are days or even weeks that I want to write and then I can feel a strong urge to paint...

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A Heartist, creating Art from the heart

A Heartist, creating Art from the heart A short while ago I saw information from an artist who described herself as a Heartist, creating Art from the Heart. I like the word and perhaps I feel attracted to it because I think it describes me as an artist. I don’t necessarily follow...

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Buddha Inspired monoprints

  Experimenting with mono-prints.  I was inspired by a large image of just the head of a Buddha on the wall of a friend of mine whilst we were chatting via Skype. I didn’t want to literally copy it, just to get an impression of a Buddha head. In my studio and went to...

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Art exhibitions and art markets

Art exhibitions and art markets I live in southern Spain in the province of Andalusia where you are never far away from art exhibitions or art markets. As an artist I consider myself very lucky to have found the tranquillity of a typical Spanish seaside village, close to the mountains...

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An Artist Statement

An Artist Statement So now ‘we’ have established that I am a ‘Real Artist’ (read my first blog: When is art real art?  it’s time for me to write an artist statement. Until now I’ve always thought that my art speaks for itself and that who I am...

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When is Art real Art

  When is Art real Art The question when is Art real Art is rather subjective. Generally speaking it is thought that Art isn’t Art when it is a functional object, but does this then exclude potters? Are professional potters not artists if their work can be used? Is such a...

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