Having a deep interest in art, that extends from technical aspects of painting and drawing to more theoretical considerations, I occasionally share opinions, views and experiences with you through short articles. Read below the latest published articles.
There are plenty of good reasons to give up on the usual present options, and have a look at buying original art. Make your friends and family happy by gifting something unique and timeless.
Quick portrait sketches on the streets of Bath. Tips for incorporating art in your daily routine and how I actually make it work.
A fundamental distinction all developing artists need to know The title is a slight paraphrase of Tim Packer’s words, during one of his mentor-ship YouTube videos with Brooke Cormier. At first, it might not make much sense, however after letting it sink in for a while you will realise it is actually fundamental for any […]
Signing up for a painting workshop is a great idea if you want to improve your art skills. Make the best out of it by following these suggestions.
Interview with the successful life model Julian in Bath, UK.
Discover some useful tool and techniques of developing a successful Instagram account for your art, including popular art hashtags
5+1 Basic principles for a successful Instagram Art account
Tips for getting your Art seen on Instagram
Either we like it or not, social media are an integral part of our life, private and professional. Although some people tend to ignore or underestimate their power, in reality they can be fantastic channels for showing our art, or even establishing a successful online art business. Especially on Instagram, getting the whole thing up and running is usually very easy. However, getting very good at it though, can be a big challenge. Following a few steps and tips, can be extremely helpful in developing a successful Instagram account for your art and this is exactly what we will be looking at in this article.
This is the first of a two-part article. Next week we will be talking about “technical” ways of developing a successful Instagram Art account, including hashtags, useful apps, and Instagram tools.(more…)
How modelling in life drawing sessions helped someone in Bath to build his self confidence, accept his body and finally escape from childhood traumatic experiences.
No matter what your art style is, staying creative and making an effort to develop and grow your skills is fundamental. In that direction setting yourself challenges can be beneficial and useful. See what Jo does to keep learning.
How art is seen through the eyes of an architect in Argentina who loves beauty and aesthetics in his work.
Lessons learnt and benefits I got out of my experience presenting my painting Tabula Rasa in gallery 44AD in Bath, UK
Build a community around your art work We recently explored the advantages of writing an art blog; it is true though that not all art blogs are equally successful. It takes some skill in writing, some good content, imaginative presentation and a few other bits and bobs to attract an audience. In this article we […]
if you are feeling pressure that you have to make art then that ruins the magic of being creative. Marilyn went through this and now she is sharing her experience.
A useful checklist and advice for keeping your art organised and setting out a plan for improving in 2019. Download the PDF checklist.
Open new ways for your art Blogging is not easy. Making art is not easy either. Making art and blogging at the same time…well this is a challenge. And I ve been experiencing this for some time myself. There is though some strange force, pulling me to do it and I am sure if you […]
The ugly truth Since you are reading this blog you are certainly involved with art in a way or another. As such, and no matter your skill level, you can’t deny this question has crossed your mind a few times: “How do I know if my art is good?”. Although there is no definitive answer to this, […]
A phenomenon that started for fun Inktober started in 2009 by Jake Parker. It has since grown into a worldwide thing with thousands of artists taking up the challenge every year. The amount of beautiful ink drawings filling our social media feed is incredible; making this month very interesting artistically. What is the secret though […]
PROFESSIONAL SKETCHES IN 3 STEPS Technique and Attitude It is very common for beginner artists to start a new drawing and despite putting a lot of effort and time into, the result still shows lack of technique and experience. If this has happened to you, don’t panic; you are not the only one. There are […]
There is a number of older, published articles that touch on technical aspects of painting and drawing, as well as other considerations relevant to management and promotion of art.