Tag Archives: Fun

A Tin of Nuts and Bolts

When you were a child, I bet some of the things you liked to play with most weren’t even toys. I know it was true for me, as it probably was for lots of people. This fact is inconvenient for … Continue reading

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Sacrifices

Everything you do requires a choice. What you spend your time on is a decision to not spend time on something else. Some of the things you spend your time on, regrettably, have the effect of foreshortening the amount of … Continue reading

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Sunshine Blogging

I don’t usually respond to these cluster-bomb blogging awards things, because they’re often little better than a chain letter.  However, this time a friend of mine, the adorable Agnes Bookbinder (who you really should follow on twitter), asked very politely … Continue reading

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A Bit of Light Amusement

Today, I came across an article that listed 29 free tools to improve my social media marketing.  Out of curiosity, I followed some of the links to some of the tools, to see how good they were.  One of the … Continue reading

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Impossible Possibilities

Even though it makes no objectively rational sense, we all cling to our impossible dreams.  Everyone knows that the odds of having a work hung in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition are just 1 in 50, but more than ten … Continue reading

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Enhancing Your Creativity

Everyone is creative, but sometimes you can give your creativity a boost.  Here are some things that work for me.  Maybe they will also work for you: Sleep – Nothing stunts my creativity more than fatigue or being overly-tired.  A … Continue reading

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How To Choose Colours

I like to create a colour unity, but I also like to experiment.  These are some of the actual methods I have used to choose the colour schemes in my paintings: Choose only Primaries – use only the primary colours. … Continue reading

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