Thursday, October 16, 2014

The other drawing studio

In my new home space I’m confusing people with my rooms. You see, I have what should be a two bedroom flat with a living room and dining room. But for me, the living room is the studio, the dining room is the living room (sometimes drawing or fossil space), and the second bedroom is the office. But I’m still interchanging the names because when I say “living room” friends ask if I mean my living room or the real living room? (aka the studio)

To confuse matters more, I have a second studio. So if I say I’m spending the day in the studio - which studio? The main studio at home? Or the “other” studio at the Old Parcels building?


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Thursday, October 09, 2014

Story behind a painting - St Oswald

The story of a painting… blues in Dorset.

This is the beginnings of the painting St Oswald - a painting of the cliff that looms over St Oswald Bay near Lulworth Cove in Dorset, on the southern English coast.

It started with lots of drawings, trying to find a balance between the fantastic patterns of lines in the folded and upright rock layers and the simple dark shape of the cliff face...

Read more here.

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The dance of art and science

While researching information, especially images, for my art/science talks I come across some wonderful ways people have combined interesting astronomy with beautiful presentation.

There are two wonderful examples, and they’re not technical at all.

Art and astronomy
Art and astronomy

Read more here.

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See the coast paintings

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

5 Top Tips for visiting an art fair!

What regular people call "autumn", those of us in the art world call art fair season!
On my blog read my top 5 tips for visiting the art fairs, to enjoy your art browsing and save your sanity. :)

Top Tips for an Art Fair Visit, artist blog by Tina Mammoser

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

FREE Creative Crowdfunding taster

My 6 week blog class for artists and creatives - Creative Crowdfunding - is open for registration. And you can download a free taster PDF with some advice for each category we'll cover on the course.

The class is for artists who really want to research and hone their project pitch. So not just a book or a checklist - I'll be providing worksheets and even a 1-to-1 at the end of the class for everyone. The 6 weeks will include:
  • Looking at different crowdfunding sites and their options
  • How to start researching other projects to perfect your own
  • Drafting your campaign project ideas and getting feedback
  • Creating rewards and funding levels - giving something special
  • Budgeting your whole project - costs, rewards, fees, and profit!
  • Schedule your whole marketing plan and look at tools available
  • Finishing - success, communication, sending rewards, and going forward

Check it out:

P.S. Early bird discount until September 28th!

Thursday, September 04, 2014

New studio home - new blog home

The studio has moved! As you well know.

In celebration I've also decided to move my art studio blog over to a proper home right alongside all the art. I'll continue to post previews and links here, too, so you can keep up via RSS feed. So starting with today's post, you'll find all the news over at:




Today's post:

Studio Tour - the new Scarborough art studio

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