"Akira" - Oils on 8x8" board - £150

Another 10 Things You Can Do to Get Your Art Noticed

Back in 2011, I wrote a blog post on another blog of mine, entitled 16 Things You Can Do Today to Get Your Artwork Noticed.

This quickly became the most popular post on the site, with around 80 comments, and hundreds of tweets and likes.

People really liked having practical tips they could put into action immediately, and it seemed some of them were ideas they had never considered before.

Things have changed somewhat in the last few years, so I thought it was about time for a follow-up post, so without further ado, here are another 10 things you can do today to get your artwork noticed: Continue reading

"Jim" - Oils on 12x9" board - £350
Daniel's  2015.03.18_410 copy
Fisherman's Best Friend by Dan Johnson
matching-colours

How to Match Colours With Oil Paints (Video)

Something I’ve been planning to do for a long time now, is to put together a short online course covering the basics of getting started with oil painting.

This is something I wish I’d had access to when I was starting out, so I figure other people might find it useful too.

I’m making pretty slow progress, but I have drafted a few lessons, and started to plan a few videos.

I’ve also recorded one video, and thought it might be useful to share it here first and get some feedback. Continue reading