The Drawings of Marian Arends from The Netherlands

This is our featured artist of the month Miss Marian Arends from the Netherlands. She was diagnosed with autism much later in life, a condition that does not hinder her from expressing her creativity. At a very early age she started to explore her feelings in her drawings because this was her way of communicating. Growing up at a time […]

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Digital Art: – Real or Fake? by Neil Sweeny

Digital Art, by definition, is any art that is made with the help of a computer. It covers everything from drawings made on paper and scanned into a PC or photographs and images uploaded from a camera or digital device which can then be altered, changed or manipulated by the user or software on the computer. Digital artists or digital graphic designers work in both the 2D and 3D […]

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Know Your Art History by Ricardo Marcedo

Impressionism A movement that emerged from nineteenth century France, inspired by the painting Impression: Sunrise (1872) by Claude Monet. The Impressionists rejected the artistic conventions of the time and were motivated by the influence of light and movement on the perception of a landscape. Adopting loose brushstrokes, the works aligned with this movement emphasise natural themes, particularly landscapes, valuing the […]

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Art Therapy – Why it’s Good for Your Health and Wellbeing

Art therapy is sometimes called expressive art or art psychology that is facilitated by the art therapist, in applying art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, resolve emotional conflicts, further self-awareness, manage performance and obsession, increase social skills, improve reality orientation, decrease anxiety, and raise self-respect. A purpose in art therapy is to get […]

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D.I.Y Interior Colours Made Easy for Your Home and Office

Interior Colours Made Easy As an artist, the advantage is that we get to see and understand colours more than what it is on just a canvas. In my new ebook, Interior Painting Colours coming out on the 15th of April, it talks about everything you need to understand when choosing the right shades and hues for your interior walls. […]

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Ocean Waves

The Ocean Waves is one of the most popular artwork amongst my circle of friends and art lovers because it attracts people to its flowing waves that look real and photographed. Experimenting with acrylics and intuitively choosing the four components navy, mid green, silver and cobalt blue is at the heart of this painting. Living life constantly on the go, […]

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