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Contemporary Watercolour Painting - Exhibitions in London

Lovers of watercolour painting are in for a treat! From tomorrow you can visit two major exhibitions of watercolour painting in London by two of oldest watercolour societies in the world. The Royal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

"Draw In" - a symposium about drawing

I've been invited to be one of the invited artists participating in Draw-In, a Symposium about Drawing. This is being held on 30-31 August at the Belfast School of Art.  I've got to take some of my... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

A new exhibition by Urban Sketchers London

You can catch up on my latest exhibition over on my travel sketchbook - see Urban Sketchers London - new exhibition at Timberyard (Old Street) Below you can see a video I took this morning - and one... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Evaluating Your Art Instructors

Artists often go out of their way to learn new techniques from well-established instructors. You might drive a long distance, hop on a plane, or invest a good chunk of change. Today's deep thought comes from a reader who thinks you probably have something to say about these classes. [...]

Tips about how to write an artist statement

What's the best way to write an artist statement is a perennial topic of interest to artists. That's why I put together a compendium of all the best resources which are available for free online -... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to write an artist's CV

How to write an Artist's Resume or CV If you want to know how to write an artist's CV or resume - for an art exhibition, an art gallery, employment or a grant application I recommend you visit the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Why The Ladder of Success Doesn’t Apply to Your Art Business

One of the most-used business metaphors is the ladder of success. It’s assumed that you start at the bottom and work your way to the top in a nice, progressive fashion. A few months ago, I woke up with the epiphany that this is not how it works. [...]

Copyright infringement - why Courts make people pay

If you infringe copyright you can be liable for financial damages relating to: he financial benefit you derived through the use of the images he financial benefit lost by the copyright owners... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Twitter Tweekly for March 23, 2014

A feature of my top tweets from the past couple of weeks. This week, my favorites are marked with a . >>> Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market latimes.com/entertainment/…

Review and video of the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition 2014

This is a video pan around the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition at the Mall Galleries courtesy of the new mini iPad which is not great quality because I forgot to switch on the HDV! I don't... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Stunning sculpture in Transcending Boundaries

If you'd like to see some absolutely fabulous sculpture, get down to the Mall Galleries and visit the Transcending Boundaries Exhibition 2014. It's an exhibition of contemporary art by leading West... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Simon Weston portrait unveiled at National Portrait Gallery

Simon Weston by Nicky Philipps was unveiled in the Balcony Gallery at the National Portrait Gallery this morning. It's the first joint commission by the BBC and the National Portrait Gallery. It... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to photograph your artwork

How To Photograph Your Work is a document produced by the Royal Academy of Arts as advice to artists submitting work for the digital entry to this year's Summer Exhibition. It's the best summary... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Instant Relief from the Pressure of Pitching Your Art

Poof! That’s the sound of the pressure vanishing like magic. That pressure of trying to hit a home run when you contact someone about your work. Maybe it’s an email to an interior designer, a meeting with an art consultant, or a letter to a gallerist. You want them to show your art, buy your work, or represent you. [...]

Catherine Davison wins £15,000 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2014

Scottish artist Catherine Davison has won the 9th Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize with a stunning painting of Edinburgh.  I first saw her watercolour paintings of Edinburgh in the exhibition for the 2012... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

RCA Secret 2014

On Saturday 22nd March 2014, you have the opportunity to buy an artwork by somebody famous - and support a good cause at the same time. The exhibition for RCA Secret 2014 has opened at the Royal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to Use iPhoto + 1 App for Your Art Inventory and Exhibition Entries

Were you, like me, crushed when FileMaker discontinued Bento? I don’t know about you, but I wasn’t prepared to restart the search for new inventory software. Instead, I asked, how I can maximize what I’m using already? [...]

The John Ruskin Prize 2014 - call for entries

Apologies for having missed the Call for Entries for The John Ruskin Prize 2014 - but you've still got time to enter. The closing date is 7th April 2014. I would rather teach drawing that my pupils... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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