Gift Ideas: Dorset Etsy Team Christmas Fair

Dorset Etsy Team Christmas Fair was held on Saturday the 5th of December at the Allendale Centre in Wimborne. I looked forward to taking part in it because I heard it was a huge success the previous year. And this year's fair was indeed spectacular with a wide variety of products that would make perfect Christmas gifts.

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You Can Paint Too

Learning to paint is a richly rewarding and versatile skill which once mastered, can be a source of endless pleasure and satisfaction. Everyone is a born artist. The art of painting is not reserved only for those who have been taught. It is for those who are determined to paint.

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What I Did In The Summer

I particularly loved taking part in this year's Mudeford Arts Festival . It was family themed and was held at the Mudeford Quay in Christchurch. There was a wide variety of artists and works on display and the weather was brilliant.

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Art Storage: Studio Ideas

It is very important to store art away nicely to prevent damage to the artwork. I do not know about you but for me every piece of art is precious. I treasure every painting I produce and I have never disposed of any painting since I started painting. After labouring and pouring your heart and frustrations out on the canvas, there is often a huge problem with how to store them away nicely.

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My Art Studio

Over the years I have used several places/spaces as a painting studio. I started off by using the corner of the room I shared with my twin sister in the late 90’s. I had just discovered Oil paints and I was painting like crazy. I have used the top of the kitchen table, the dining table and a garage. The places used could change but the art stays the same because the artist does not change.

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