Tag: #scottishart

Sheila’s weekly update 50: Milestones and new mini exhibition

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My goodness, this is my 50th video update! Can’t quite believe that I’ve been doing these for over a year now. They really have become a bit of a habit for me and I hope you enjoy them too! This week I share some news about a new mini exhibition of my work that is showing in ScotiaVisuals gallery space in Glasgow for the next week.

Sheila’s weekly update 45: Endings and beginnings

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This week I reflect on some endings and beginnings. Like so many others I was saddened to hear about the passing of Dame Elizabeth Blackadder, and so I couldn’t not mention that sad news. Her legacy will last for many, many years to come. On the beginnings side, my life drawing classes started again this week and I share how they have inspired some landscape work. So in the video I share how a couple of pieces are beginning.

Sheila’s weekly update 44: Revived by art

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This week I share a more about a couple of exhibitions I have been able to go to IRL (in real life). Firstly the Karla Black, sculptures (2002- 2021) details for a retrospective, currently on at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, and the RGI Summer Reflections at the Kelly Gallery in Glasgow. Seeing other artists work is always a thrill and and does help to broaden my own perspective and practice.

Sheila’s weekly update 42: In the gallery and on the square

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This week I share news about my trip earlier this week to The Stable gallery in Inveraray to drop off some pieces with them, and also about the Art on in Exchange event this week in Royal Exchange Square in Glasgow. On Sunday I’ll have some work on the Saltspace stand and will be there in person in the afternoon helping out on the stand. Why not swing by if you are nearby.

Sheila’s weekly update 41: Dialogues and conversations

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After a couple of weeks “off camera” I’m back with my weekly updates. This week I share some of what I’ve been up to over the past couple of weeks, including the thinking and planning side of being an artist. Would love to hear your thoughts on what I’ve been sharing too, so we can extend the conversation.

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

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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 enjoying the book too. Worth checking out.

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