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A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT HAS BEEN KEEPING ME BUSY

A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT HAS BEEN KEEPING ME BUSY

A little bit about what has been keeping me busy 😊 In 2015 I decided to go back to teaching art after completing a Professional Development Programme in Dubai. It had been several years but I was given a gentle push by colleagues at Tashkeel Art Hub where I was...

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GIVE AND TAKE

GIVE AND TAKE

GIVING AND TAKING A WORKSHOP   A lovely lady arrived into class this week fresh from an academic art workshop in Italy.  We were all waiting with bated breath to hear how she got on.   The first thing Finola said was ‘I can show you my photos but I left my...

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WORKSHOPS AT WINDYRIDGE STUDIO, ARDMORE.

WORKSHOPS AT WINDYRIDGE STUDIO, ARDMORE.

Three down one to go …. I don’t know about you but my summer is flying by. The studio has firmly become a haven – the difference it’s made to my work has surprised and delighted me.  It’s become part of the house but at the same time is very much an art studio, a...

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SETTING UP A NEW STUDIO

SETTING UP A NEW STUDIO

SETTING UP A STUDIO It’s done and dusted.  My new studio is finished and I’ve well and truly moved in.  I am so lucky, it’s the most inspiring, beautiful space that I’m making my own. A dream come true.   What about the view though?  Early morning view from the studio...

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FEEL THE FEAR BUT DO IT ANYWAY – DO YOU?

FEEL THE FEAR BUT DO IT ANYWAY – DO YOU?

PROCRASTINATION ‘A habitual or intentional delay of starting or finishing a task despite knowing it might have negative consequences.’        Hands up who is guilty of this.   I know I am. For instance, I must have clean surfaces, everything in its place and an...

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ARE YOU GETTING THE BEST FROM A WORKSHOP?

ARE YOU GETTING THE BEST FROM A WORKSHOP?

I can't count how many workshops I've attended over the years.  Some good, some bad and some life-changing.  Workshops play a huge part in my professional life and I would recommend everyone to invest in on-going training.   You wouldn't have much confidence in a...

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