artist philosophy


Nov 2012 – Afraid of Failure

While reading through the pastel forum posts on Wet Canvas, I came across a post entitled “Afraid of Failure”. Curiosity made me click on it, expecting to see a picture for which an artists was asking for help… but instead I saw this:

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Aug 2012 – It’s More Than That

I was asked by a friend the other day why I paint food, fruit, vegetables etc. Actually her exact words were: “Aren’t you tired of painting fruit, I swear you’re always painting some round thing”.

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Jun 2012 – Why Artists Work in Series

I am often asked why I tend to paint in series . It is not usually something I set out to do.

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Oct 2011 – Life’s Lessons and Art

I’ve been attending the  Sharon Wilson School of Art for just under two years now.

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Sep 2011 – The Message Behind The Art

People mean a lot to me, they are often the source of happiness, laughter, sadness and confusion.

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Aug 2011 – A Fork in the Road

It seems as though I’ve been walking down a straight and narrow road for quite some time with my work. I have always aimed to reproduce a piece from source material to the best of my ability.

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Apr 2011 – The Importance of “Style”

I read a great article in The Professional Artist Magazine entitled “The Importance of Having Look and Style“, written by Jodi Walsh. I’ve posted an excerpt from the article below:

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Jan 2011 – How Long Did That Painting Take You?

And the story goes…

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Mar 2010 – My Artist’s Philosophy

I’m going to attempt to draft my art philosophy this month (well the general concept behind mine), and if you don’t mind, I’m going to take you on this journey with me.

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