Studio Notes: Building A Bucket Foundry
Studio Notes: Building A Bucket Foundry

Studio Notes: building a bucket foundry This week in the studio we started a long-awaited project: building a charcoal-fired backyard foundry in a bucket. Now, most of my projects carry on over several weeks, if not longer, but this project is definitely not a one-week wonder. I think there will be several more weeks of […]

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Studio Notes: Silicone Moulding & Woodcuts
Studio Notes Silicone Moulding And Woodcuts

Studio Notes: silicone moulding and woodcuts This week in the studio I’ve been bouncing between a couple of projects – making silicone moulds from regular silicone mixed with cornstarch, and starting my woodcut coin print.   Silicone and corn starch moulds I bought two tubes of silicone and two boxes of cornstarch weeks ago, ready […]

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Lumi Inkodye Projects
Lumi Inkodye Projects - Inkodye UK projects

Lumi Inkodye Projects I was given a Lumi Inkodye Sunfold kit by a very generous friend, and I finally had a chance to play around with it during a recent heatwave. After waiting for ages to try it out, I was totally hooked!   Inkodye is a UV-reactive dye, so the colour develops in sunlight. […]

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What Should I Paint?
For some artists, choosing subject matter is easy, and for others it isn't. If you've ever asked, "what should I paint?", you're not alone.

What should I paint? The question of subject is one that constantly reoccurs to me:   What should I paint? Why do I want to create a work about this? Should I? Is it worthwhile? What will everyone else think?   Having a sense of self consciousness is vital to thinking critically about my own […]

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Want To Become A Patron? Here’s What’s In It For You.
Become a patron of the arts | become an artist's patron

How can you become a patron of the arts, even if you aren’t wealthy? Most of us will have heard of artist’s patrons – we think of those rich aristocrats who made it possible for artists to earn a living from their artwork, weaving their way into art history in the process. In recent years […]

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