I am exhibiting with some very experienced artists who know their way round a publicity campaign and I’m playing catch-up here with a use of PowerPoint I never could have imagined a few years ago! These are just some of the paintings I’ll be taking and because almost all of them have embedded AR (augmented reality) videos, you might want to get hold of the Artivive app for the full singing, dancing experience. You’ll be able to activate the video once you get your painting home too. Using Artivive: the AR works by recognising a photograph of the painting and … Continue reading Steyning Arts art trail – not long to go!
This is the venue: This is how to find it: And these are the pictures. All but one has an embedded video you can access using the Artivive app which is free from iOS or Android. ‘Beach’ 2021. Price £45.00. … Continue reading Steyning Arts art trail 2022 – art at the Hub!
We’re on the starting blocks and I’ve heard that I’ll be showing at The Hub in Church Lane, Upper Beeding this year. It’s a new venue for us but I know it quite well, having lurked there with a sketchbook … Continue reading Steyning Arts Trail 2022
Over night, the picture fairies came in and magically hung my paintings on the vacant wall. Where I had nothing to attach them to, the means of attachment appeared; and where dizzying heights would have dizzied me off the ladder, … Continue reading We’re so over skirting boards!
As many as there are skirting boards in a room! I was ill-equipped, it turned out, to hang the kinds of paintings I’d taken. I’ll have several yards of transparent thread and a roadie who’s good on ladders next time. … Continue reading How many paintings can a painting propper prop ..?
Sometimes you just have to give paint and water the day off to play together. Left to get on with it, these have made some fine little labels and business cards in earth and sky colours. All very abstract although … Continue reading Strayfish Arts on the trail
I did some more unwrapping today. This piece was part of the batch I unwrapped a couple of days ago but which had somehow wangled a trip out in the van and made a bid for freedom! It’s the very … Continue reading Steyning Arts Trail – what else is coming to Sakala!
I’ve been doing some unwrapping today and i absolutely can’t wait to get these on a wall! With many, many thanks to Frames at the Golding Barn industrial estate, these are ready to meet their public. This piece, impossible to … Continue reading Steyning Arts Trail – what’s coming to Sakala
A small piece arising from an exercise in the Studio Practice module of my OCA painting degree. This is gold and silver acrylic on black cartridge primed with gloss varnish. The thin dark marks are scratched texture made with a … Continue reading Haiku to Klimt
Painting on mirror foil as part of the OCA painting degree course requirements. Based on a lockdown bus ride via webcam from Lancaster to Keswick on damp, dark day. The painting analysis, if you’d like one, is: tiny green/blue strip … Continue reading Blue Bus to Keswick