My book about creativity

Well, the book about creativity I’ve been saying I’m going to write has finally started to take shape!  It’s working title is So you can’t draw…?  I’ve written the intro and thought I’d share here and see what you think 😊 So,...

Approaching a new make

When people first begin learning to make in clay, one of the questions I get asked quite often is “how do I go about approaching a new make?” This is a great question!  It’s especially great for ceramics because often we are taught how to make in...
Commissioning an artist

Commissioning an artist

Looking for a piece of art but can’t find exactly what you want?  Have you considered commissioning an artist? Not all artists accept commissions but sometimes this can be the solution to finding just the right piece for that special place or person.  It’s...

Creative butterfly or evolutionary?

Are you a creative butterfly or evolutionary? Or something in between? As I’ve been preparing for my show this weekend I’ve been choosing what pieces to take with me to create the best display I can and it’s been interesting to chat with members...

Finding Ideas…

Soooo, I’ve been really busy lately and just haven’t had the time to stop and think which meant that I was struggling to know what to write for this blog….Finding ideas for my blog can be tricky and there wasn’t anything obvious from the videos...

Process vs Outcome

I had a reminder last week of the struggle between process vs outcome. I was talking with my daughter the other day and she said “I’m not good at art.” Now anyone who knows me will know that with that simple statement she hit on one of my big...