Tim Eden | Artist - Blog Blog

2017 – Experimentation and Discovery

2016 for me was all about setting up the mechanics for making art more efficient, experimenting with processes and procedures, fitting out my newly built studio space and redefining the methods for continuing to...

2016 in Review

An important part of the continual improvement cycle is the review stage – taking a look back at what you’d planned to achieve and determining how well you went to help guide what your...

Buying Art and Supporting Artists

If you’re like me you’ve probably come across a piece of art that hits you on a deeply internal level and you long to take it with you and experience that feeling over and...

Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing

I’ve been a big fan of Henry Yan’s figure drawing work for some time after stumbling across his work on the internet a while back (isn’t that how it’s always done these days?) He...

Setting the Tone

Regular Life Drawing offers a fantastic opportunity to experiment with different materials, styles and methods of describing the subject. I’ll generally use charcoal on either bank paper or newsprint but recently I’ve tried doing...

Five Contemporary Artists who Inspire Me

Jeremy Mann is a San Franciscan artist who paints gritty streetscapes and beautiful figure work in a somewhat abstract style – intimate, dynamic and expressive – to me his work is just straight up...

Without You I’m Nothing

At what point does a solitary man become the focus for a captivated crowd? At what point does timber and wire become a vehicle for immersive sound? A burden perhaps, but not one shouldered...

Refresh at Mambray Creek

Over this past month I’ve scaled back my expectations on what I can actually achieve so as to give my mind a bit of a breather before ramping up to go again in the...

Where to start with Oil Paint?

I’d avoided it long enough – it was time to bite the bullet. The studio’s built, all the the excuses and fears have been put aside and it’s time to tackle painting in oil…...

Influence of Style

You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with – Jim Rohn, motivational speaker and self-help guru In the same way that who we spend the majority of our...