For Art Lovers & Collectors

This blog is not just for artists but also for art lovers and art collectors! Enjoy articles on how to take care of your art work, musings on the value of art, the meaning of inspiration and of  course the latest exhibition reviews.

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How to Frame a Painting

What should artists and collectors look out for when framing a painting? After my extensive interview with my framer (read that here)

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How to Frame Art: An Interview with my Framer

Framing is a big part of many artists’ work. But the choice of a good frame can be tricky. Not only can

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Frame Work

Choosing frames can be difficult and even daunting. Modern and minimalist or traditionally moulded? Gold-leaf or white washed? The choices are endless.

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Thoughts on art

A Community for Artists

Your Data Points Are For Sale....When, in the last couple of decades, our artists’ communities moved online and then onto social media

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The Art Cafe

I am building something very exciting. And I think you might want to hear about it! As a reader of my blog

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Authenticity and the New Year

A new year brings new plans, resolutions, but also melancholy, sadness even for some. A new chapter can be exciting or scary

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RWA Open Exhibition 2019: Review

The Royal West of England Academy of Art is having its 167th annual open exhibition. The exhibition shows well over 600 works

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Leonardo’s Drawings

Until 6 May 2019 there are no less than 12 exhibitions of Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings simultaneously all over the UK. The

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Every Kind of People

This lovely exhibition at Lime Tree Gallery in Bristol features not only two brand new pieces from my studio (The Light of

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