Rebecca is from a coastal town in the South of England and likes to draw, take photographs and make images. She studied Fine Art for a year at Goldsmiths in London, but quickly realised it wasn’t for her and so she made the decision to move to the University of the Arts in London to pursue illustration (and thankfully she liked this a lot more!)Read More
I can’t speak for everyone but I think most artists have no issue with their artwork being shared online, as long as they’re clearly credited. Of course, it’s all down to personal preference and artists are at liberty to not want their work shared, even with credit so it’s always a good idea to ask for their permission firstRead More
I was making a presentation recently for a talk at UAL for their Careers and Employability department, the topic was; ‘Buy me! Turn your creativity into sellable products’. I decided to present a timeline of how my products, websiteRead More
Sometimes friendships are born out of a simple email. You never know who could be behind the other side of the internet and every move you make should be considerate of this. Kindness will always pay off. When designer Lois O’Hara dropped into design blogger Emma Jane Palin’s inbox, little did they knowRead More
Picture this, it’s 1925 in the small town of Galesburg, Illinois, USA. A 15 year-old girl born to middle class parents, has produced a painting. Surrealism is not yet “a thing”. The painting is of a naked woman, with leaves for hair. It sounds amazing. Her family were horrified.
Meet Dorothea Tanning, part surrealist, part sculptor, part illustrator, part writer. Unafraid of doing what she wanted, she dropped out of art school and moved toRead More
I first came across Abramović’s work in 2012 documentary “The Artist Is Present”, which chronicles her preparation of the 2010 retrospective of her work at MoMA. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
Marina Abramović was born in Belgrade, in former Yugoslavia on the 30th of November, 1946. Her parents, being “national heroes” after WWII, gave her to her heavily religious grandparents to raise, returning for her when she was six years old.Read More
Sign painting is a traditional art, I’m always mesmerised when I see someone up a ladder creating layers of gorgeous outside a new shop or bar. Leveling the skill up is sign painter and glass gilder, Alex May Hughes. With her work appearing on the cover of Stylist magazine, in The Times and even gracing book covers – she’s a girl to keep your eye on.Read More