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How To Get To Know Yourself Better

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How To Get To Know Yourself Better

How well do you really know yourself? One way to be happier and have a full, meaningful life is to get to know yourself better. I have had the experience of becoming a little lost along the way in my life.  I bet you can relate. We get married, have babies, get lost in the fog of feeding and lack of sleep. Which then transitions to the busyness and fog of the school routine, lunches and homework. And it goes on. It is so easy to not make time for ourselves and get a little lost. But, let me tell you.....getting to know...

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What I learnt from participating in my first Artist in Residence Program

What I learnt from participating in my first Artist in Residence Program

There is so much to be learnt from participating as an Artist in Residence, but before I even get to that I thought it might be wise to explain to you what that actually is. I know as couple of years ago, before I became more aware of the art world, I didn't even know these programs existed.  Artist is residence programs are unique to each facility, however their common thread seems to be that they give an artist the opportunity create in a space that is away from their normal studio and environment. Some are in a gallery space,...

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How To Choose The Right Size Art For Your Home

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How To Choose The Right Size Art For Your Home

  How To Choose The Right Size Art For Your Home A beautiful, colourful piece of artwork adds personality and vibrant energy to your home. Whether it's original art, a print or a framed photograph, it's important to get the size and positioning right so it works well with your interior decor and looks harmonious to the eye.Here are some things to help you decide how to choose the right size art for your home.   1. Assess the room Consider how big your room is, where the furniture sits, where the window coverings are, how 'busy' the room is and how much...

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How To Buy Art Online - 5 Top Tips

How To Buy Art Online - 5 Top Tips

  Buying art has never been easier with the option to purchase online. We now have access to artists all across the world!However, it can be a little bit daunting, so I thought I would share with you my best tips on how to buy art online. I didn't grow up with the internet, did you? When I was at school, computers were just starting to enter our libraries. So we learnt some very basic coding.  Gosh, we had no idea what our future held back then did we.  And yes, I am giving away my age.  So if you are anything...

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How I Package A Stretched Canvas Art Piece Abstract Art

How I Package A Stretched Canvas Art Piece Abstract Art

Sending art through the post or a courier is nothing to take lightly. The last thing I want to hear is that your treasured purchase arrived to your place in a damaged condition. That is a little heartbreaking to think about, and has never happened to be so - touch wood! When selling art, the packing process has to be considered carefully. There is a lot that goes into protecting an art piece when going through the courier system. We can never fully predict what trials and tribulations it will encounter along the way.  I just thought I would take...

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