Tim Eden | Artist - Blog Blog

Self Portrait – October 2013

I have been experimenting with trying to maintain a consistent practice and development schedule of which my portrait drawing is forming a part of. As I was unable to attend the Portrait Drawing Group...

Momentum is a wonderful thing

Momentum is a wonderful thing. The hardest part is the initial change from stationary to movement, fighting to break free of all those things that are keeping you rooted to the safe, secure spot...

Portrait drawing group – Jackie

After a reasonably successful introduction to the Portrait Drawing Group, I felt that this was something that I should aim to do with some regularity. Second time around and we had Jackie to model...

Surviving the Leap of Faith

Art can be a deeply personal thing. After pouring yourself into your work, showing it to the wider public can be a daunting task. What will the response be? Have you achieved the message...

Portrait drawing group – Pearl

The SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival ran during the month of August and was a great opportunity to get out and see some local art – it occurred to me that I should...

Do Something!

I still struggle with the notion of just jumping straight in without concern of making mistakes. I want to know exactly what I am doing before I begin. There is part of it that...

Hush

So I’d paid to enter a number of categories in the Open Art and Craft section at this years Royal Adelaide Show, one of them being landscape/seascape in oil/acrylics. It is one thing to...

Patience – worth every second

This past week has reinforced something I probably always knew but had until now dismissed flippantly. You need patience. I bought a tablet a couple of weeks ago. The argument as I presented it...

Shep

Late last year my wife interviewed her father over a series of evenings about his life growing up as a baby boomer in what she assumed would be a different and simpler time. Some...

The most crucial elements?

Passion and practice. Pure and simple. I love discovering new things and have always enjoyed a reasonable capacity to absorb and retain new concepts and ideas, so inevitably I jump straight into scouring for...