Sheila’s weekly update 37: unveilings and framings

This week has been another week of “other” work, however I can finally reveal more about the secret commission I’ve mentioned in the past few weeks. It’s in its new home and has been a wonderful surprise anniversary present. I also got another sold painting back from the framers and I’m really pleased with how that frame has anchored the […]

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Sheila’s weekly update 35: getting away from it all?

This week has been a good week. I finished a commission and took it to the framers, the client is happy with the work, and I unexpectedly sold another work from an Instagram post. I also took part in a virtual tour of Cove Park organised by the CEC. It was so inspiring to see the Park and hear the […]

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Sheila’s weekly update 32: the power of our own stories and journeys

This week I’m struggling not being able to share some work in progress on social media, but more importantly I’m reflecting on the get to know the artist series Instagram Live series I’ve been part of. It’s been so interesting to get to know other artists better and find out about their stories, their backgrounds, challenges and inspirations. It’s really […]

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Sheila’s weekly update 32: Back to life . . .

This week I share some thoughts about being back in the life drawing studio. It was so lovely to be back in the studio, not viewing through zoom, this week. I need that connection with a life (live) model. I’ve also be exploring the Story of Scottish Art by Lauchlin Gaudie. I remember enjoying the TV series but I’m also […]

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Sheila’s weekly update 31: connecting and community

This week I share¬† some new work and talk about the importance of community, and sharing.¬† I’m so glad to be part of the “get to know the artist” community, and looking forward to moving the chain along this week as I interview Elise Mendelle on Instagram live.

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Weekly update 29: Out and about and some news about IG live

I’m outside again this week. Family support has brought me back to Islay for a few days. In this week’s update I share some exciting news about a new project I’m involved in using Instagram live – so next week instead of a recording you can watch me live! Looking forward to sharing more about my practice with some fellow […]

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Weekly update 28: some of my favourite things

This week I share some of my favourite things to create my art work. From tootbrushes to bubble wrap, it’s amazing how you can use everyday things in as part of your artists toolkit. Thanks to everyone who has been sharing on their favourite things on the Instagram posts everyday this week too.

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Sheila’s weekly update 27: 4 x 4 x 4

This week, I reflect on the one year anniversary of the UK going in to lockdown, but on a more positive note share news about the fabulous new look SSA website and my contribution to their fantastic 4 x 4 x 4 project. So 2 videos for the price of one this week!

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