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Thinking of Christmas and the best way to promote portrait commission work

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Thinking of Christmas and the best way to promote portrait commission work

As Christmas approaches and I have nearly completed my current pet portrait I have been thinking of how to promote my portrait commission work as a special gift. I created and collage and turned to my Instagram artist friends for advice. In this post you will see the "before" and "after" collages plus a glimpse of my current commission as well as links to my social media and to artist Lee Morgan who gave me advice on Facebook promotions. More on that soon. In the meantime, why not spread the word for me that my commission work is high quality and highly recommended!  😉😁

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It's back to the easel now, after a successful exhibition is over

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It's back to the easel now, after a successful exhibition is over

Well, it is a few days now since we dismantled our exhibition at the Makers Mezzanine in Whitney on Wye in Herefordshire. We enjoyed the 9 days of H-art (Herefordshire art ) week this year as, unlike in previous years, we were able to visit other venues across the county...... We did meet a lot of people during our exhibition as we attended the preview on Friday September 6th and stewarded on the afternoons of the 10th and 12th. It was great to hear feedback from visitors about the venue as well as my artwork and it was all very...

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Not long now until my next exhibition as part of H-art week 2019

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Not long now until my next exhibition as part of H-art week 2019

Can't believe how quickly this year has flown by! Does not seem like a year since I last exhibited as part of H-art (Herefordshire Art) week here at home However I decided this year to exhibit at a venue where there were a number of artists also displaying their artworks. As a solo artist in our home there are advantages to visitors ( seeing the studio, work atmosphere etc ) but many visitors prefer to visit one venue with many artists, which was difficult for us.... So after seeing a few venues we chose the Makers Mezzanine in Whitney-on-Wye HR3...

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Why did I chose a hedgehog for my latest pastel artwork?

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Why did I chose a hedgehog for my latest pastel artwork?

This blog talks about choices to be made on artwork subject matter as well as where from, and why, I chose a hedgehog. It also talks about alterations made to the reference photo as well as how I corrected a mistake made during its creation. I also mention details of the exhibition in September. I hope you find this of interest.

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Just three weeks until I take part in "Out of the Hills" art exhibition

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Just three weeks until I take part in "Out of the Hills" art exhibition

Is it mid May already? I have been busy undertaking new artworks for this exciting art exhibition "Out of the Hills" which starts on June 1st for 16 days at Aardvark Books in Brampton Bryan. 11 talented artists, light airy gallery space, cafe, bookery and stunning Herefordshire/Shropshire scenery. Read more in this blog and see you there!

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