10 thoughts on pricing art…

This weekend some dear friends and I were debating how to price art. I know. That old chestnut. But it got me …

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With a little help from my friends

I am pleased to be a member of a relatively new group called Etcetera. We are a group of textile artists spread …

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Art and ‘sticky plastic thinking’.

Some of the genetic inheritance I received from my father is not that welcome (wide hips, arthritic knees, wrinkly knuckles, squishy nose …

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‘Sketchbooks’ – Never say never.

What’s the right word? Sketchbooks. Workbooks. Sample books. Notebooks. Design books. Whatever. It didn’t really matter to me in the past because …

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Why I signed up with a Coach for 2015

Art is, ironically, both the most social and the most solitary thing I have ever done. Membership of Etcetera, SAQA, the Twelve …

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Live each day as if…

I repeatedly see advice to live my life as if today was my last day on earth. That seems like a really …

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Teaser pictures from the studio

I have two new quilts  ready to reveal to the world. But I can’t, because I am entering them into show which, …

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What do you want your elephant to say?

In December I went on a Graffiti and Street Art Tour and Workshop in Berlin. Beforehand I would have said that I …

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2015 – Less but Better

  I love New Year. In fact I love any excuse for pressing the re-start button and giving some serious thought to …

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What is innovative art?

The entry form for the European Quilt Triennial requires ‘innovative’ art. Which sent me into a bit of a tizz. What does …

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