I was so privileged recently to be able to spend a few days with an amazing group who wanted to embrace their creative side, find their inner child and be free ! Ranging from 19 years old to 73 years old, with a few first time painters joining a few who had painted before, weContinue reading “‘Let Creativity Nourish Your Soul’ 2018”
Art is a therapy in itself and the creative process is crucial to our holistic well-being, so my next Art Retreat is going to be held on 12-17 April 2018 in the Art Studio of Cortijo Las Salinas, Andalucia where we will find a variety of wonderful ways to unlock our creativity held within andContinue reading “‘Let Creativity Nourish Your Soul’”
Frederico Garcia Lorca is one of Spain’s best known poets and now a popular icon.
My colourful abstract painting has been used as the design for an exciting new yoga clothing range
I love to paint the land and the sea, especially if I can be outside in the elements and with nature. However there is another side to my creative work which gives me freedom to just apply paint, texture and colour without any thought for the outcome or with any ego attached to the potentialContinue reading “Intuitive Art 5 day painting in 5 minutes !”
In a few weeks I shall be working, once again, with 2 wonderful artists here at Cortijo Las Salinas. Terre Cerridwyn will be flying all the way from California and Alice Mason will be zooming over from Brighton, UK. We shall be sharing a week of creative art, dance, nature walks, great food, lots ofContinue reading “A Retreat for the Creative Heart”
I have spent some time this week with some lovely art students and the question they needed an answer to was ‘How can I become an artist’ and ‘what do artists do all day!’ Well the following is the best way I can answer this question. I have this list pinned up in my studioContinue reading “How to be an artist ? or What does an artist do all day ?”
Watching the BBC News this morning, they showed a programme listing all the famous people who passed over in 2011, however the only artist i.e. painter, they mentioned was Lucien Freud. In 2011 there were a number of notable passings in the art world which should not be forgotten. The California Minimalist John McCracken (b.Continue reading “The great artists who left our world in 2011”