• My Guide: What Acrylic Paint For Which Technique?

I think there are a vast array of paints on the market and I thought I'd share with you my experience with certain brands/types of acrylic paints. This will include a few thoughts of what they are like to work with and the final effect you could anticipate. This is my opinion only and has... Continue Reading →

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• Review: Artsy Editorial – Kandinsky’s How To Be An Artist

Above: "Composition VII" (1913) by Wassily Kandinsky - In Collection At: The State Tretyakov Gallery Review: Artsy-Editorial - Kandinsky's How To Be An Artist "I came across a fascinating editorial article on the Artsy website, written by author Rachel Lebowitz, about a master artist whom I deeply admire, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky. As I... Continue Reading →

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• Artist Inspiration: Which Living Artist Do you Admire? Maggie Hambling

This question, I feel, is like asking what my favourite film is. It is an endless list to choose from. I have to say that my love of pottery has led me to collect various examples of Carn pottery; however, my contemporary inspiration is the artist Maggie Hambling who I immensely respect. Multi-media Artist Maggie... Continue Reading →

• Review: Suffragettes & Art

Review: Suffragettes & Art The Guardian published an article that artist Gillian Wearing will be first woman to create a statue for the public space, with her monument to Millicent Fawcett at Trafalgar Square, London. The reason for my personal excitment is that it is that it will be a female figure, but also a... Continue Reading →

• Abstract Expressionism: A Movement in Modern Art

Abstract Expressionism: A Movement In ArtDuring the 1950’s a group of artists emerged that combined Expressionism and Abstraction into a new method or movement in art. This was known as Abstract Expressionism or the New York School. The key artists who where grouped into this movement are: Franz Kline, Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler, Clyfford Still, Mark... Continue Reading →

• Exhibition Focus: Global Reactive Art Exhibition 1st-27th May 2017

Global Reactive 2017 at the Mardleybury Gallery 1st - 27th May 2017 "I am delighted to announce the 'Global Reactive Art Exhibition' to be held throughout May 2017 at the Mardleybury Gallery curated by owner Marilyn Comparetto and our long-term colleague and friend Paulo Duarte Filipe." What is Global Reactive and who is the poet Taro Aizu?... Continue Reading →

• Review: Testing Out ‘Colourcraft Brusho Crystal Colour’

Review: Testing Out 'Colourcraft Brusho Crystal Colour' I have a love of new products and when I came across Colourcraft Busho Crystal Colours. They are a high pigment powders/ granules which when mixed with water create a stunning array of colours and effects. Above: Colourcraft Brusho Crystal Colour They are very similar to marbelling onto... Continue Reading →

• Review: Renaissance Wax Review

Renaissance Wax Review I have been searching for a product that can invisibly protect my designs from tarnish or patina for a couple of years. At last, I have found an amazing product called Renaissance Wax that I could recommend. My designs are created from fine 999 silver, copper and bronze metal clay along-side solid 9ct... Continue Reading →

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