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Christmas e-cards 2014 by art galleries, museums and artists

Want to send a fine art ecard for Christmas to artist friends both near and far? Have you wondered about whether seasonal ecards are available from art galleries or museums - or artists? This is my... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How an artist's brush is made

One thing leads to another - and after hearing about the Da Vinci 1287 yesterday I had a jolly good look around their website. Which is how I came to find this fascinating video by Da Vinci Artist... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

5 Steps to a Magazine Feature of You and Your Art

The November 2014 / January 2015 edition of Professional Artist magazine features an article by me titled “Think Before You Leap: Beware of People Who Tell You to Follow Your Passion.” The editor suggested photos of artists at work to accompany the article and I knew exactly who to contact: ceramic artist Patricia Griffin. Show More Summary

An egg tempera day

I did a workshop about egg tempera with Ruth Stage today.  This is a bit of a picture post with random jottings of things I learned today Egg Tempera paintings by Ruth Stage New England Art Club... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: New England Art Club Annual Exhibition 2014

There are 414 artworks plus some ex-catalogue works in the 2014 Annual Exhibition of the New England Art Club which is currently showing at the Mall Galleries in London until 1pm on Sunday 7th... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Marketing and communication - how best to use Facebook Pages in 2015

Are you concerned about the changes in the rules for Facebook Pages being introduced in January 2015? From January, everybody using a Facebook Page will need to come up with new ways of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

10-Year Anniversary Tweekly Special

The Art Biz Blog is 10 years old today! Happy anniversary to us. I couldn’t let this special day fly by without posting something here. So, in honor of the occasion, here’s a special Tweekly edition: my top tweets since the last Tweekly (a long long time ago) – along with a few pics from Art Biz Makeover 2014. Show More Summary

Change in Facebook Pages Rules will affect artists marketing their art

There's a major change coming for those who use Facebook to promote their art. Facebook is changing the rules and changing the way specific types of posts will show up in the news feed. I'm certainly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Video of the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2014

Last week I visited the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition towards the end of its run at the Mall Galleries. It continues online on the website. I've mislaid the catalogue in which I made my notes which... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

A Feast for the Eyes: Food in Art

Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving – surrounded by people you love and filled with yummy food. Here’s a no-calorie feast just for your eyes. ©Sylvia Tucker, Onions with Copper Bowl. Oil, 12 x 16 inches. Used with permission.   ©Sarah Atlee, Lunch at Sakagura. Show More Summary

10 Golden Rules For Every Busy Artist

I'm sure some of you have probably seen the often quoted 10 Golden Rules for Every Busy Woman. I don't have a clue who wrote them as I've never seen an author acknowledged. I thought I'd have a go... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014 - shortlisted artists and winner

I've just discovered that if you are in the UK you can access RTE - and hence you can watch a short preview on RTE of the inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014.  Here's the link to the programme. It... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to enter the £30,000 BP Portrait Award 2015 - and improve your chances of being selected

The website for the BP Portrait Exhibition 2015 is now online - complete with information about how to enter. As I have done in previous years, I've compiled my very popular Making A Mark Guide to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Recording Britain Now - exhibition and prizewinner

Recording Britain Now is the John Ruskin Prize 2014 exhibition I never thought I'd get to see. However a generous sponsor enabled it to be brought from Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery where it was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

My book is "365 Hints & Tips for Drawing & Sketching" in Asia

The English language edition of my book in Asia has the title 365 Hints & Tips for Drawing & Sketching and is being published by Page One Publishing. Below you can see the cover. I must say... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Single-Tasking Is The Answer for Improved Productivity

Would you like to get more done in less time? Then quit multitasking! Multitasking is working on diverse tasks simultaneously and, usually, doing them all half-heartedly: driving and talking on the phone; attending a webinar and responding to email; or writing a blog post and texting. Show More Summary

The Royal Drawing School

I found out yesterday that I can now say I'm an ex-student of the Royal Drawing School - so I promptly revised my bio pages! (see About the Artist and About Katherine Tyrrell) The Prince's Drawing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

My NEW book is "Drawing 365" in the USA

Today I'm going to show to the cover for the version of my book which is being published in the USA by North Light Books on 1 January 2015 with this title Drawing 365: Tips and Techniques to Build... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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