Tim Eden | Artist - Blog Blog

2014 – A Year in Review

All in all, I feel 2014 was a pretty successful year. Sure, there is always the feeling that you should be further ahead, but if I was told at the start of this journey...

Daily Painting

Being the sponge for new ideas and information that I am, my curiosity was piqued during a recent podcast episode of Artists Helping Artists where co-host Carol Marine was discussing her new book “Daily...

Stay Stupid

One of the great things about being a kid was the endless possibilities open to you. When I was ten I wanted to be an astronaut and walk on the moon. There wasn’t a...

The Sound of Silence

It was good to get away for a couple of nights (consider it one full day really) for this years ‘Artist Retreat‘ and be completely absorbed in one solitary thought or deed without distraction...

Loomis – For All It’s Worth

Andrew Loomis was a well known American painter, illustrator and author, best known for his series of instructional art books printed through the middle part of the 20th century. These books had long been...

Clarity Amongst Confusion

Ever have that feeling you should be doing more – getting more done? And by that I don’t mean looking for ways to stuff even more into your already busy schedule, I mean actually...

Self Portrait with Model after Anders Zorn

I decided it was time to finally give oil painting a go, and as I only have at my disposal the very limited ‘Zorn Palette’ (red, ochre, black & white), I thought it fitting...

The Zorn Palette

Anders Zorn has long been associated with a limited palette of only two colours – red (vermilion) and yellow (yellow ochre) plus black and white. It is amazing how much colour variation can be...