This may turn into a rather long piece but please bear with me. I took a lot of photos because I was so interested in what I saw. This has given me lots of food for thought to explore, when/if I do my Masters! I was incredibly fortunate to be invited by Ceredigion Museum to… Continue reading Ceredigion Museum visit.
I wanted to share something with you. In the summer I volunteered with an over-50s group called the Gwanwyn Club run by Age Cymru. The club provides art sessions for those who are over 50 and gives them a chance to experience a wide variety of different art mediums; from acrylic still life painting (my… Continue reading A busy summer part 2.
I met David Grosvenor when he tutored an art session at Tywyn Art Group. He was trying to teach us how to do wet on wet watercolours. He has infinite patience that’s all I can say! He works primarily in watercolours but also works in oils. I adore his watercolours of flowers. They have so… Continue reading Artists I admire. Part 3.
I thought I would tell you about another artist that I admire. Her work is so beautiful and she happens to be a lovely lady too. I first met Valerie Land when she came to tutor a session for Tywyn Art Group. She always made the day so enjoyable with plenty of laughs. She made… Continue reading Artists I admire. Part 2.
I had been at university for a few weeks before I produced anything that I was remotely proud of and I wasn’t really trying! I had completed a workshop where we had to mix our own grey and I still haven’t learned how to mix paint without having a large amount of paint left over!… Continue reading My happy accident.
There is one artist who always makes me think about her work long after I have visited her exhibitions. That artist is Shani Rhys James. She was born in Australia but emigrated to Wales as a child. I have visited several of her exhibitions and have also been fortunate to visit a private collector’s home… Continue reading Artists I admire. Part 1.
In 2008, with my children growing up, I decided the time was right to get back to my art. I felt a little rusty after all those years of not creating and so I looked around for any courses in my local area. One day I happened upon an open day for Tywyn Art Group… Continue reading The beginning.