In this episode, we discuss whether art needs to be deep and meaningful, whether it can just be for fun – or perhaps creating for fun is in fact creating meaningful art!
This stitch book was an idea that evolved as I created it. Last year, right before lockdown, I had started to […]
Everyone knows that I was inspired by my trip to the far north of Scotland, and I have an enduring […]
In this episode I chat to textile artist, tutor and author, Kim Thittichai about her inspirations, and what prompted her […]
This week Gina and I are talking about inspiration: what it is, what it isn’t, and what to do with […]
My inspiration for many years has been plants, particularly their structure: stems, leaves, seed pods, branching patterns, it’s all good. […]
Sketchbooks – an essential part of the creative process? In this episode we discuss the sketchbooks we use, whether that’s […]
In this episode, we talk about holidays that are just for us, whether that’s going somewhere to be inspired by the location and being guided on how to respond to it in our art, having a holiday with like-minded people and mixing art with leisure, taking a break to reflect on our art, or perhaps going somewhere for an intense few days of learning something new.
One thing I’m doing this summer is retaking the Find Your Joy course with Louise Fletcher, and already, it’s fascinating […]
In this episode Gina and I discuss our experiences of participating in artist “Open Studio” events. Gina has taken part […]