Tim Eden | Artist - Blog Blog

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...

AJ

As a husband, father and grandfather, renowned local community member and close family friend to my wife and myself, AJ had a profound impact on many people’s lives. This portrait was created as a...

Insights into the World of the Working Artist

I love Jeremy Mann’s work. His unmistakable style can transport you to a bustling night time metropolis through nothing but expressive abstract shapes, and similarly insert you into the dimly lit confines of a striking...

Repose

repose noun a state of rest, sleep, or tranquility verb be situated or kept in a particular place This is my second attempt at gouache painting with a focus on improving my value recognition,...

Skills, Ambition and the Gap Between

The following passage is taken from an interview with Ira Glass, host and producer of the popular National Public Radio show, This American Life. His thoughts on the art of storytelling give a pretty...

The Value of Studies

To me, value (or the level of light and dark) draws me in and has a greater descriptive impact in an image than what colour seems to alone. I’m not sure where this originated...

Progress has Strings Attached

You work hard to get better and over time you see some improvement, more-so when you compare what you’ve just done to some of your earlier efforts. Sometimes its just that feeling of flow...

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...