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Free painting in layers tutorial

2024-05-01T14:59:19+01:00April 29th, 2024|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Specifically catering to beginners, this free painting in layers tutorial serves as a valuable resource for aspiring artists looking to enhance their skills and broaden their understanding of painting techniques. Through insightful guidance and step-by-step instructions, this tutorial elucidates the intricate techniques of painting in layers to achieve both depth and complexity in your artwork. [...]

How to stop being a scapegoat

2024-04-29T15:22:45+01:00November 7th, 2023|Art Blog, Articles|

Suffering is universal. But being a victim is optional. There is no way to escape being hurt or oppressed by other people or circumstances. Dr. Edith Eger – Holocaust survivor Introduction This article is a 14 minute read and aims to shine a light on scapegoating behaviour, how to wise up to our own role [...]

Art Exhibition – Actions to Return Home

2023-03-06T16:51:03+00:00February 27th, 2023|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

Just to let you know that my most hardcore feminist artwork was selected for this group art exhibition, Actions to Return Home. This exhibition is part of a wider event called "My body my house", and is dedicated to the sovereignty of female and dissident bodies. I love it that those Catalans are such staunch [...]

One Minute Film Festival – Florida

2022-12-06T21:28:03+00:00December 5th, 2022|Art Blog, Art Videos, Video|

My 60 seconds experimental film, The Eternity of Visual Noise (title by hubby), was accepted and screened in front of a live audience at the One Minute Film Festival, Winter Park Library, Florida on December 3rd 2022. Watch the film and hear my interview with the host Banks Helfrich. About the film The Eternity of [...]

Framed

2022-08-07T12:20:40+01:00August 6th, 2022|Art Blog|

A picture frame sets off a painting – taking it away from the ordinary and presenting it as extraordinary. The main function of a frame is to protect the work of art, though it also gives the artwork space to breathe and leads the viewer's eye in. Picture frames are often decorative and expensive, so [...]

La Perrockia Art Exhibition Photos

2022-06-17T17:18:12+01:00June 15th, 2022|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

Vermuteo La Hora del Vermut or Vermouth o'clock was fun! The vermouth hour is a specific time of the day, just before lunch, where people gather to drink (not necessarily only the delicious home made Vermouth's of Catalonia) and have salty snacks. I travel across town to buy a dark and particularly bitter tasting vermouth [...]

La Perrockia – art exhibition

2022-06-08T11:31:20+01:00May 13th, 2022|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

My second art exhibition in Barcelona is at La Perrockia – rock 'n' roll hairdressers run by musician / hairdresser Jordi-Benet Sala Garcia https://www.perrocker.com/ Vermouth o'clock Instead of an opening we're having a vermuteo (a gathering with vermouth and salty snacks) on Saturday 11th June, 1pm–3pm, where Jo Solana will be playing live. Reserve your [...]

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