art projects and exercises, art ideas to try

Exploring sketchbooks for abstract art

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As my own approach to painting abstract art has changed over…
Art work entitled 'Ace, 1962' by US artist Robert Rauschenberg during a press preview at the Tate Modern in London

Endless combinations: Robert Rauschenberg restrospective

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There is nothing like sneaking things in at the last minute.…
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Against the odds

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12,000 people apply to the Royal Academy summer exhibition each…

Stuck in the middle with you!

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Right, I’ve got to the middle stages of a painting, and…
Painting detail Alice Sheridan

How do you learn to take your art to the next level?

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When I first decided I wanted to commit to making art full time,…
Chiswick House lantern festival

Using a filter for what see, and what we choose to see

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Sorry - this isn't a post about using Instagram filters! Just…

Taking time to prepare for new work

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To create art you have to accept that a certain amount of…

Waking up and tuning in

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I'm not going to lie - getting back to school routine this week…

The story of a painting; Unearthed

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Ever wondered what happened on a painting before it was finished…