Artists getting gallery representation

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“How to be a Poet” published this week

If you’ve ever wanted advice on “How to be a Poet”, there’s a book with precisely that title, by key UK poetry publisher Nine Arches press, published in a few days’ time (20th December 2017.)  It’s written by Jo Bell and Jane Commane – who are poets and editors in their own write (right).

 

The book is a sizeable 200 pages long, on sale for about £15 (depending whether you’ve buying in a real bookshop or an online retailer) and as well as Jo and Jane’s insights, includes articles by “special guests”.

How will this book help my writing?

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Screenwriting Masterclass: Phil Lord and Chris Miller

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, screenwriters or producers on such diverse projects as “The Lego Movie”, “21 Jump Street”, “Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs”, TV’s “How I met your Mother” (3 episodes), “The Lego Batman movie“…. give a masterclass on screenwriting and producing.  They break it up really well.  So although they speak for 53 minutes, they’re worth hearing. They have a relaxed way … Continue reading Screenwriting Masterclass: Phil Lord and Chris Miller

Beginning to paint art

I’ve just found a great resource for beginning to paint at thoughtco.com.  Have a look at this article by Marion Boddy-Evans.  If you’ve got a question, you’re very very likely to find the answer here.  (be aware that the host site also covers different hobbies such as dangerous sports and gambling!) https://www.thoughtco.com/aint-your-first-ever-painting-2578681 Questions answered: What’s the difference between oils, acrylics or watercolours? How can I … Continue reading Beginning to paint art

Paul Klee and McKee

In the same day, I came across some lessons on art from the famous Paul Klee – at the same time and place as a glorious coloured painting from Paul McKee, “Headland”: http://cheltenhamgroupartists.org/gallery_663629.html    Paul McKee is an art teacher as well as freelance artist – and his blog pointed out some free lessons on becoming an artist by Paul Klee, posted by Sarah Gottesman … Continue reading Paul Klee and McKee