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Art for a Good Cause

As part of this years Mother’s Day Classic, a group of my wife’s friends put together a ‘Girls Night In’ event to raise money for Breast Cancer Research. I was honoured to be asked...

Creating a Studio Space

I’ve been pretty keen to experiment with oil paints for some time but my main hindrance to this happening (real or perceived) seems to be how I’ll keep wet paintings up out of everyone’s...

Watts Atelier of the Arts

Being self taught was something I’d always considered a badge of honour, but there is always the concern – am I going about things the right way. In reality, self taught doesn’t mean learning...

Introduction to Oil Painting

One of my plans this year was to learn a bit more about painting in oils. My little dabble towards the end of last year with with water mixable oil paint was met with...

Victor Harbor Art Show

The Rotary Club of Victor Harbor’s Annual Art Show, Australia’s largest outdoor art exhibition with in excess of 1,300 paintings on display, is part of the culture of the lazy seaside town of Victor...

30 Day Challenge

While catching up on some of the older Artists Helping Artists podcasts, I was intrigued by a particular episode about a 30 paintings in 30 days challenge. This particular podcast was actually about those...