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How to tame the Internet and create a system for your Art Life – Part 2

This is the second part of an series sharing how I managed to link together a bunch of free ( or exceedingly …

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How to tame the Internet and create a system for your Art Life – Part One

The Internet is wonderful for inspiration and information. But sometimes, I struggle to keep track of all the websites and blogs I …

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10 Great reads about visibility, art, age, anger.

I am going to change the subject very soon, and I am busy writing a little series of ‘Back to School feeling’ …

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What does being visible mean to you?

My last post about Linda Barlow’s gallery – In Search of the Invisible woman has prompted many well thought and well written …

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Art that made me angry – In search of the Invisible Woman

I have been debating whether to publish this post or not because I do not wish to be controversial for the sake …

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Three… Favorites from Festival of Quilts – Part 2 – Jenny Dutton and Clare Smith

In Part One  of this article, I focused on the dementia themed works of Christine Chester and it was entirely by coincidence …

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Three … Festival of Quilts picks ( Part one) – Christine Chester

It’s that time of year again when droves of artists and quilters head to Birmingham in search of everything from the most …

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Art from Singapore

Singapore was hot and steamy and, in the right places, bursting with colour and street life. It is also full of glossy …

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Art from Down Under

If you wondered where this blog went over the last four weeks, the answer is, Perth, Margaret River, Singapore and Bali. I …

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Where do I get my ideas?

Steve Jobs famously said that creativity was joining the dots. So, when someone asks me where I get my ideas from it’s …

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