I am so going to miss painting my wall. ………. I have had the best time over the last 16 days painting a street scene outside on a wall – about 25m long, in rione croci , in Pisticci. The weather has been amazing . I have got a tan- in november! It has been… Continue reading 16 days of magic in Pisticci
My “artist’s retreat ” has been booked all summer and the last people left on saturday. Next year i would like to increase the proportion of creative people staying there as now i am confident that the house is good, the atmosphere is conducive to creativity and I was right, Pisticci is special. I have… Continue reading Looking for Artists- or Writers – or Musicians- or film makers
Is now july and very hot. I have not sold anything for 2 months but it has given me the opportunity to try things I would like to do. I have been taking part in #figurejuly on twitter and although not completing something every day have been drawing,then painting figures -trying to show some communication… Continue reading summer in Pisticci
Although I have been busy with my Artist’s retreat this month I have been painting. After finishing a large painting with what seemed like hundreds of windows and balconies and doors and a cute little yellow car I have had fun with lots of small square paintings. I have tried to be a bit more… Continue reading Art in May
It’s nearly the end of April and I am pleased to report that this month I have earned enough money to live on. My aim is to earn 350 euros each month which is just about enough to live on. (especially in summer when there is no need for heating.) Anything more than that is… Continue reading April , artist’s retreat, art………
It’s that time of year again, when I remind myself that I should work really hard so I have plenty of paintings ready for the summer season and can therefore spend more time at the beach. But am not that good at listening to myself and its normal to be lethargic in March isn’t it?… Continue reading “March”ing on in various directions……
Have decided that as I think February is the most miserable of months to make some plans to compensate. Have ordered 27 new canvas boards – 7 of which are square (40x40cms) and challenge myself to use them all this month. I don’t know what I will do with them but something fun- not commissions.… Continue reading february………….