What a great time!

I wasn’t sure what would happen or if I should do it, but I did it and had a great time! I’m talking about Warwickshire Open Studios!!! This experience started with vaguely knowing one person and ended up spending two weeks with friends.  People have asked did you sell much, yes I did sell some photographs, books, cards and linoprints but also gained so much more. I’ve spoken to so

Art in the Sun (sometimes!)

I’m now halfway through Warwickshire Open Studios getting to know my fellow exhibitors and visitors.  The weather was changeable at first but visitors still came, looked and some bought.  Now we have art in the sun!!!!!  The view is fabulous and there has been plenty of chat, gossip and productive. I went into this not knowing how I would do, but I’ve been pleasantly surprised.  Some of each of my

Open Studios

The Decision The last few months have been a very steep learning curve.  I made the decision to take part in Warwickshire Open Studios.  This is the two weeks where artists in Warwickshire display their work in studios, homes and venues throughout the county for the public to visit.  A group of four of us has joined together to share a space.  Deborah Dutton will be hosting at her house

Embracing February

A month has gone already this year, so it’s time to mean business! I allowed myself a lazy Saturday, pottering around the garden being attacked by pyracantha thorns – these have now been dealt with.  I went out for coffee and cake with a friend and we talked about our plans for this year and the future, we came to the conclusion that exciting times (and maybe a little daunting

Discovering Art and Sculpture

It was that time between Christmas and New Year when you are in limbo.  I remembered there was an art exhibition on at Yorkshire Sculpture Park I had been meaning to see and it wasn’t weather dependant.  The M1 behaved itself so I reached West Bretton before lunchtime.  Leaflets were collected and I went to the cafe to plan my day whilst I could get a seat and food.  Fuelled for

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