Tim Eden | Artist - Blog Blog

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...

Undisturbed

Gouache is an interesting medium that I’ve never had much to do with in the past. The Watts Atelier curriculum sees a phase of gouache painting before any progression on to oils. It is...

Wall Mounted Easel

In the process of fitting out my newly built studio and trying to determine what was going to be the best use of the available space, I felt that my A frame easel was...