Entries by Alice

Fresh Art Fair 2022

I’m pleased to be showing this year at Fresh Art Fair, Ascot. This is a new one for me … Fresh is a gallery led art fair and promises “an easy and enjoyable way to see 40 to 50 leading Galleries in one convenient place. You can browse and buy the work of 500 UK […]

The Blank Canvas: Starting New Work [178]

  This week, Louise is joined by best-selling novelist (and good friend) Jonathan Hall, who writes under the name JM Hall. Louise is making a start on a new series of abstract paintings and Jonathan is beginning his third novel. In this conversation, we explore the challenges of starting again, or perhaps it’s more a […]

The Final Countdown [177]

  Welcome back! You’ll notice it’s been a longer break than we anticipated and today we are spilling the beans and talking about making decisions in your art life to suit you … and why it’s OK to want something that is different to the things other people want or expect from you.  This was […]

Happy studio sale!

Sat 3 + Sun 4 September For the first time I’m opening my studio space… Come and visit – see where I work and there will be a large selection of paintings and smaller work on display for you to browse and buy. Some work has never been seen or exhibited, some are experimental pieces […]

Are you Tired of Social Media? [176]

  Recently we’ve noticed a trend among the artists we know online; there seem to be more and more complaints about social media. Some artists have left Facebook on principle, many are disillusioned with Instagram’s shift to bite-sized video content, and most of us haven’t even tried Tik Tok. The dissatisfaction runs the gamut – […]

Creative Exploration with Jane Davies [175]

  This week Louise is joined by American artist Jane Davies for a wide-ranging conversation around the topic of exploration. Jane is a true explorer, always experimenting and seeking new ways to access her creative instincts, resulting in fresh and exciting work that never stands still.  In this candid conversation, we discuss the role of […]

Body Based guidance with Tamsin Crimmens [174]

  Making art is demanding. It’s a creative and personal challenge and ultimately deeply personal. Learning to work with our natural rhythms rather than against them is key to making natural progress. Today Alice talks to somatic coach Tamsin Crimmens about recognising ways our bodies show us things may not always be right… anxiety, frustration, […]

When Real Life Interrupts [173]

  Does making your own art sometimes feel insignificant in the face of world circumstances? If so, you are not alone. But it’s not only the BIG things which can get in the way; what about when “just life” keeps you away from making your art? In this episode we talk about: • how art […]