…and the excitement is nearing its peak!

When, as the artist, you have designed the detail of the ‘look’ for a wedding right from the first ‘Save-the-date’ down to the last announcement board and jar of flowers, the anticipation in the preceding week is almost as heightened as that of the Bride and Groom themselves. When the artist is also the Groom’s […]

New set of signs in progress…

Busylizzie Art at The Rectory Care Home has embarked on a new set of signs! The manager’s bid to make this home a kind of boutique care home has really taken off with this recently begun project… Angela’s vision is that the whole feel of the home is special, and feels not like an institution […]

Seascape…

Moving into a new ‘old’ house, one that is a project, to say the least, is an amazing “blank canvas” opportunity… Yesterday I began and completed a giant wave across three canvases to make a huge wall-filler for the bathroom… Pretty pleased with end result… emulsion, chalk, tempera powder and acrylic paint.

Garden Exploration…

A new house – a new garden! Fun time spent one sunny, Sunday evening not long after moving into our beautiful pre 1841 listed town house… I stood in front of a canvas 1m x .5m armed with acrylic paint, ink, emulsion, water, brushes, cloths and sponges and tried to recreate the feel of this […]

“A Journey round our favourite places…” Busylizzie Art at Bishops Hull Primary School this week…

Creating giant paintings stretching across several canvases in the style of David Hockney was planned by Liz of Busylizzie Art for Y6 at Bishops Hull Primary School in Taunton. In order to capture something of their love for those special places around the school grounds, the children first explored by taking photos and then identified […]

Monday morning, looking good!

Over 60, year 3 and 4 children at Creech St Michael primary school  had their second dose of Busylizzie Art in conjunction with Taunton Live Creative and Performing Arts Festival on Monday! Close looking was the order of the day; there was colour-matching, exploring media, capturing texture in 2D, and working on tone… Beautiful work […]

Amazing concentration by 4-7year olds…

So yesterday, Tuesday, saw the second of my Taunton Live 2018 sessions with Class 1 at the tiny Sampford Arundel Primary school, and what an afternoon! Every single child was so engrossed in their looking and drawing as they experimented with media whilst exploring a variety of objects…   In the wise words of  David […]