A few weeks ago, my art teacher asked us all to choose a favourite artist for a Show And Tell. I chose Bridget Riley who has been my favourite artist since I was a student 25 years ago. I went to an exhibition with a couple of her works over […]

Real art

There has been progress on the doll’s house: I painted one side wall and then I got to work. I wanted a painted brick effect, so I mixed up some talcum powder and white emulsion paint to make a sort of plaster substance. I took some craft foam, drew lines […]

A wall

For a number of years now I have had a not-so-secret guilty pleasure: colouring in. Yes, you know. Colouring in. Like you did when you were a kid. It’s not supposed to be a hobby for adults. We’re supposed to do important and useful things. Colouring in is neither. It’s […]

Too much fun for kids