My weekly Overview by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My weekly overview by Emily Duchscherer Kirk It has been a really successful and productive week, I’ve been working on a new abstract, a commission, I also attended the lovely Langport Artisan Market on Friday and lead a Awesome Art youth group into creating some abstract paintings, which was great. My commission Colour Colour 10 is taking shape, I think I’m on layer 6 but who’s counting! Sometimes it is more challenging recreating a artwork to a larger scale especially but once I got my head around how I was going to do the piece in small stages I felt- ...Read More

Artist Spotlight by Emily DuchschererKirk on Dali

Artist Spotlight by EmilyDuchschererKirk on Dali. As promised my artist spotlight this week based on the Fascinating Salvador Dali and how his works inspires me. I will feature an artist every week, ranging from classic masters, modern art heroes to contemporary & emerging artists. Salvador Dalí was born in 1904 and spent his childhood in Catalonia, Spain. He began painting at a very young age, his first recorded Work was in 1914 in which he painted landscapes. He was only twelve went he attended drawing school, at this time he met Picot his mentor, who introduced him to Impressionism. Dali- ...Read More

My Art Inspiration for the week ahead by EmilyDuchschererKirkArt.

My Art Inspiration for the week ahead by Emily Duchscherer Kirk/wallartbyemily. This week: 23/10/17 Hello, So Mondays at wallartbyemily.co.uk is all about Inspiration. The start of a new week must bring a muse and I'd like to talk a bit about mine. At college I was drawn to many different styles in art however the movement of Surrealism has always been fascinating. Salvador Dali (My Artist of the week, Wednesday's blog) is very influential and inspires many of my works, he's always been one of my heroes. So I've got a lot planned in this week, I have been commissioned- ...Read More

Artist spotlight by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

Artist Spotlight by EmilyDuchschererKirk As promised my first artist spotlight is about the wonderful Henri Matisse and how his art inspires me. I will feature an artist every week, ranging all the way from classic masters up to many current and up and coming artists. Henri Matisse, born 31/12/1869 was from a poor family in France in a small town called Le cateau-cambresis. He began painting at 20 when his mother bought him his first paints whilst he was bed ridden. She encouraged him to paint with his emotions rather than using the rules that traditional  artists would use to- ...Read More

My week so far by EmilyDuchschererKirk

Motivated My week so far by Emily Duchscherer Kirk   First of all sorry I missed you yesterday, I've been helping a friend set up her shop in the Quedam Centre in Yeovil. The shop is called Just Bears, and as you may have guessed stocks a beautiful selection of gorgeous teddy bears. She kindly let me set up one side of the store with my artworks, so if your local please come and have a look. I feel blessed that my paintings are now on display in two shops. The Emporium, Princes street and Just Bears, Quedam Centre which- ...Read More

Art Inspiration – Emily Duchscherer Kirk / wallartbyeemily 16-10-17

My Art Inspiration for the week ahead by Emily Duchscherer Kirk/wallartbyemily.  This week: 16/10/17 Hello, So this is my blog, I've started today, never done one before but I hope you enjoy. So Mondays at wallartbyemily.co.uk is all about Inspiration. The start of a new week must bring a muse and I'd like to talk a bit about mine. At college I was drawn to many different styles in art however the movement of fauvism is a constant inspiration (which I'll be talking all about on Saturday on my weekly All about Art blogg, hint hint.) So Henri Matisse (My- ...Read More