Pittenweem Arts Festival 2019 : Lucy Anderson : Venue 79

If you love colour and nature in abstract then you'll love Lucy's new work which will be shown at the Pittenweem Bowling Club.  It's on from Saturday 3rd to 11th August.  You can see the journey of her exhibition on Instagram.

Pittenweem Arts Festival has been running for 37 years now with over 100 artists, makers and creatives exhibiting this year.  I'll be with Lucy and Kirsty this year so please pop in.

Pittenweem Arts Festival 2019 : Venue 79

Please join us on Friday 2nd August at the Pittenweem Bowling Club (Venue 79) for our open evening featuring Kirsty Anderson aka KJASTUDIO, Lucy Anderson - check out her Instagram
and myself!

The Pittenweem Arts Festival dates are 3rd August to 11th August and we look forward to seeing you all.


Some lovely new pieces coming out of the KJASTUDIO in preparation for Scone Palace POTFEST in June.  You can see more of Kirsty Jay Anderson's work here.  Well worth a visit!

Journey of a Still Life

And now for colour, building up the background and bringing out the silhouette shapes of the water jug and Pegasus.  It's just about there so I'm hoping that my client can get me a picture of it hung.  She says she has the exact spot for it.

Journey Of A Still Life - Part 2

My early influences at art school were Alberto Morrocco and my tutor James Morrison.  But back to the journey.  Pattern and colour are a big part of my client's life, also ceramics she had created as well as her partner's favourite item - Pegasus........  and so it continues to develop. Note to self : must try and take better pics as I go along!

Journey Of A Still Life

Always enjoyed working on large canvases so when I was asked do a commission of a still life using their favourite possessions it took me back to my early days at art college.  Once I had gathered all the references and drew up the composition, I decided to go with the natural colour of the canvas which is not how we were taught to begin a painting (normally the tutors would get us to lose the colour with a wash of a grey, darker tone) but it just felt right.  And so it began .........

Artist - Margaret Olley

I think Margaret Olley called herself the original bag lady and I could see why when I visited Tweed River Art Gallery, New South Wales.  The artist had donated her home and contents to the gallery and it was a visual cornucopia of objet d'arts, possessions and house contents - amazing!  Not sure I would want to live there but I would certainly loved to have be invited as one of her guests for dinner.