This week I have been on a residency at Cove Park. What a week I have had, enjoying the magical space in and around the Park and meeting and getting to know the other artists there. It really was a wonderful experience and I really enjoyed have both the physical and mental space that the Park offers. It truly was a restorative experience and one i hope to repeat.
This week everything is dominated by the terrible events in Ukraine, so I share some of my thought of helplessness about that, and a few other brighter notes about some exhibitions my work is in this month, you get more info here. Just now more than ever we need to be kind, to support our fellow human beings and look after each other. Art can help bring us together, to reflect , critique and find solace and hope.
In the beginning . . . This week I’m sharing an insight into how some of my creative process starts. I’m starting some new mixed mediw work,so I’ve been dong some monoprinting using different “things” – including old packaging cardboard and paper doilies. I find they create such a range of patterns, lines and textures. I monoprint on various types of paper, and then start the process of adding layers. I’ve never quite sure where the patterns will take me but that is part of the adventure!
This week I share some more of my adventures and experiments with the photo-transfer process. Would love to hear your thoughts on my idea of maybe doing a limited edition run.
I’m back! Back to my weekly updates – this is the first for 2022. Hopefully another exciting year for me and my pratice. Would love to hear your thought on these videos – what do you want to know more about, want me to share , show you? Or are just enjoying my random train of thoughts?
This week I’m on Islay for a couple of days before the Christmas season gets into full swing. This week I want to thank everyone who has supported me this year, and everyone who has watched these video updates. i really do love sharing my artists journey with you all. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a healthy, and safe 2022.
This week I share a bit more about the collaborative project I part of as part of the NPA mentoring programme. I recorded this just after our first group critique – which was inspiring, supportive and comforting.
So this week I released my 2021 Advent calendar – my review of my work this year. Really enjoyed putting it together. I also went to the the preview for the Saltspace members winter show – Maximum Tilt. It’s full of some really lovely work so do try and get along if you are in Glasgow
I’ve created an online calendar reviewing some of my highlights for this year. You can open a new window everyday until 24th December to get a little daily dose of How Sheila Sees . . . If you can’t see the calendar, just click on this link.
I’m feeling so much better this week, thank you for all your get well messages in response to last week’s update. This week as promised, I’m sharing a great Black Friday offer. There’s 20% off across my online shop – if you haven’t got the code, then send me a message on Instagram and I’ll share it with you.