Tim Eden | Artist - Blog Blog

Feather Crown

This year I’m determine to be more consistent with regular painting practice, with the focus on developing the mindset of enjoying the process rather than being too fixated on the final result. Instead of...

The Greatness of Mistakes

A good slap across the face from life is needed periodically to make you see that which is directly in front of your eyes. Something you may have suspected was there the entire time,...

Life’s Drawing

Around three years ago, I decided that if I was ever going to get better at drawing the human figure, I was going to have to practice it a lot. The best way to...

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...