ART Advice and all that jazz so lets get creating!

        reCOLLettetions is a blog about anything art related but also a little bit of me as a creator. There is advice on how do just about anything with art, including how to deal with galleries, creating bread & butter lines, blank canvas syndrome and much much more.

I am a practising artist with many years of experience both in a practical hands on and teaching aspect, having worked with many artists helping them learn business skills from an artists perspective.



  • How to choose names for your paintings
    If you asked me how I come up with names for my artwork I would be the first to put up my hand and admit that sometimes on image for more
    Posted: Wednesday 31 March 2010
  • Art History - a bit of a timeline
    Art history is something many artists don’t know a lot about. In other posts I have described briefly what certain movements like Realism or Impressionism are, but I thought it might on image for more
    Posted: Tuesday 30 March 2010
  • Art Funding information

    Funding for art projects is something an artist may need at one time or another so here are some practical tips and ideas to help you when you start looking at applying on image for more
    Posted: Monday 29 March 2010
  • Art Therapy a job with art in it!
    What exactly is Art Therapy? To explain it briefly it is a form of psychotherapy that uses art media as on image for more
    Posted: Sunday 28 March 2010
  • Art Auction Previews
    Art Auction Previews

    Today was spent going around Auckland with a wonderful couple who I met through art circles in Hamilton. They have a large collection of artwork including sculptures on image for more
    Posted: Saturday 27 March 2010
  • Balloons Over Waikato
    There are not a lot of big events that happen in Hamilton, but one that does every year is the Balloons over Waikato where hot air balloon enthusiasts from all on image for more
    Posted: Friday 26 March 2010
  • The Scream by Edvard Munch
    Said to be one of Edvard Munch’s most important and famous paintings, it’s not widely known that there are actually four versions on image for more
    Posted: Thursday 25 March 2010
  • Statistics on art things and other fun facts
    What percentage of artists are left-handed?
    Although the population in general are more right handed, in comparison there on image for more
    Posted: Wednesday 24 March 2010
  • What is this foot painting thing huh?
    Once upon a time I ran an artist online chat group. It was a place for artists to come to and talk about art stuff mainly and on image for more
    Posted: Tuesday 23 March 2010
  • The Brain Thing, left, right, wrong which way is up huh?
    The concept of right brain and left brain thinking developed from the research in the late 1960s of an American psycho-biologist called Roger Sperry. He discovered that the human brain has two very different ways of...clcik on image for more
    Posted: Monday 22 March 2010

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