Read this pros and cons list for submitting to open exhibitions to help you to decide if they are the right option for you and what to consider if you are thinking of submitting to one.
This is my automatic abstract painting triptych Inspired by the Dadaists and Surrealists automatic painting and drawing.
Starting with a solid black underpainting, see this landscape painting of rural Cambridgeshire fields take shape.
The Far Away, DreamWorld North was one of the first places I stumbled upon when I returned to Second Life in 2021 to explore abandoned places, isolated landscapes, the old and decaying and forgotten corners of virtual worlds as part of a cyber-landscape art project I’d been thinking about…
Learn what blind contour drawing is, how it can help you improve your own artwork and follow a step by step guide to start your own blind contour drawing.
This blog reflects on exhibiting at the Ferens Art Gallery Open Exhibition 2002 and 2022 and considers whether I would submit work to an open exhibition again.
This blog shows my finished illustrations in mixed media (Oils and pencil) that came from a rough contour sketch of a praying manta character in a sketchbook that I drew years ago
One day, while I was painting something completely different, I decided to create my own cabinet of curiosities using printed collage pieces of rare, unusual and intriguing objects I had collected on Pinterest
This blog shows the a Haida Thunderbird lino print over collage and acrylic.
When I return to my parents’ house I’m always greeted with a drawing of a peregrine falcon that I drew and gifted to them in 2004.