Bespoke workshops

A fabulous afternoon, the three hours flew past. In that time Helen very calmly helped my niece and me to produce a design, cut a lino print and use wonderfully Dolly to print 6 greetings cards each. The results were extremely pleasing. Nickie Reed I am blessed to have a wonderful studio space to share…

h.Art: open studios in Herefordshire

“Love them all – hard to choose!!!” Visitors, Shirley and Andrew Clark, 17/08/2022 – they bought 5 pieces in the end! Well, it’s a year since my very first open studios as part of Herefordshire Art Week 2021. What a whirlwind it’s been. I loved the event last year and hosted over 40 visitors, from…

Welsh roots

I’ve experienced an unexpected urge to write again. I put that down to developing confidence through visual creativity. By trusting the creative process, we give ourselves permission to find a voice through words too. It’s liberating, exhilarating and a tad terrifying… but here we go, I thought I’d share some extracts with you (not in…

Riding your own waves – sustaining creative momentum

How do you manage the roller coaster ride that shapes your adventures in art-making? Perhaps it’s a bit of a presumption to ask. Perhaps you don’t have to “manage” at all. There may well be rare creatures out there who keep a very steady creative boat. If that’s you, I’d love to hear your secret!…