Author: Jo

Artist's inspiration: Golden light at one of my favourite places, Brimham Rocks! Hi Everyone, and welcome to my February Newsletter… So, if I’m being totally honest, January has not panned out as I hoped it would; I’ve spent most of the month fighting off various flu bugs,...

WIP In the Studio today-building mid layers on a large canvas, in my Cornish Margins Series. WIP today, day 3 painting on the large canvas which is part of my Cornish Margins Series. Having fun using Liquitex Paddle brushes and Catalyst Wedges, and building...

Pang Christmas Show 2019 Invitation Delighted to be taking part in the PANG Christmas Show 2019!! PANG is a network of practising professional artists working across a wide range of Art disciplines...

I'm delighted to say that I've been elected as an exhibiting member of Leeds Fine Artists. It's a very prestigious Arts Organisation with a long heritage and an extensive programme of annual exhibitions-can't wait to show with LFA! *To find out more about LFA, check out our...

            Excited to be showing alongside a fantastic bunch of artists as part of La Galleria, Pall Mall, Summer Show! The PV is on the 9th July-please send me an email if you would like tickets...

Hi and welcome to my latest Great Art Materials Blog! This time I'm taking a look at this really useful set of 80  I Love Art Twin Tip Markers...

Hi! This time I'm looking at the very wonderful oil colours made by Blockx. These are unusual in that they are still hand-made in Belgium by a small family firm which is on its 5th generation of the Blockx family to produce paints and pigments...

Thrilled to be part of this year's Harrogate Open at the Mercer Gallery! Loads of great artists-really well worth a visit! Above: Anstruther-my painting in layered acrylics on panel in this year's show...

I'm delighted to be part of Kunsthuis Gallery's Summer Show this year, which features work from 100 artists. Great show in lovely surroundings and with delicious food available too! My painting 'Fyvie' will be one of the works on show....

This month's blog is aimed especially at schools, home educators and all groups who do creative work with young people! This time I'm looking at Artist Junior Acrylics by Gerstaecker These acrylic paints are available in a wide colour range including metallics and the colours are all...

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  Recent experiments in the studio-playing with acrylics on tiny canvases, and adding fragments of hand painted silk...