My Art Week @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Welcome to my art blog, So I normally talk about what I've been doing in the week, but it's been more about promoting the site this week, So not a lot to talk about when it comes to the studio.   Promotion So I've added extra photos to a lot of paintings on my site. I still have videos to add, Video editing is becoming a real challenge for me, But I'm sure I'll work it out soon! I've also put a message on the front page to contact me if you would like to collect- ...Read More

My Art Week @wallartbyemily.co.uk by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Happy Monday everyone, it's the start of a new week. Welcome to my art blog, I hope you've all had a great weekend! Today's Post is about what I'm planning to do this week. So last week I finished my new painting Wild Flowers on the Landscape, Creating this painting has given me many new ideas. So this week I'll be playing with these ideas to create some smaller paintings. I'm also going to be creating some more videos. My U Tube channel has a few videos already, So check it out just search wallartbyemily.  - ...Read More

The Artist’s Spotlight @wallartbyemily by Jorge Santos and Emily Duchscherer Kirk.

Artist's Spotlight @wallartbyemily Hope you're having a great Thursday everyone and welcome to another Artist's Spotlight, [caption id="attachment_1916" align="alignright" width="276"] Abstract's Explosion[/caption] So this week is one of many that I follow on Instagram. He's an abstract expressionist painter and his name is Jorge Santos. Here's Jorge's Story Jorge Santos lives in Lisbon, Portugal. He is a self taught abstract acrylic painter and photographer. In his own words here's how he became an artist. "My passion for painting came in a very unexpected way when in 2004, My daughter challenged me to paint a canvas. This challenge aroused the art that was- ...Read More
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My Art week @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Happy Monday everyone, it's the start of a new week. Welcome to my art blog, I hope you've all had a great weekend!   Today's Post is about what I'm planning to do this week.   So last week I searched for new inspiration to create some new ideas, Looking at some beautiful landscapes photographed by several local photographers, I decided to create some compositions and techniques to paint some landscapes. I then continued to finish three mini landscapes using the ideas from my research. Using all three of these minis I am now in the- ...Read More

The Artist’s Spotlight @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk & Kate C. Norton.

The Artist's Spotlight @wallartbyemily; The Artworks of Kate C Norton. Good Afternoon everyone, So a promised I have my artist's spotlight this week. I hope you're all having a relaxing weekend, We are exploring the artworks of Kate C Norton of Langport, Somerset. I hope you all enjoy.   [caption id="attachment_1891" align="alignright" width="530"] Evening Reeds[/caption] Here is Kate's Story My artistic career started with studying a Foundation course at Plymouth College of Art and Design. Then I went on to study BSc Textile Design, and MSc Textile Technology for Textile Designers at The University of Huddersfield in the 90’s. I never- ...Read More

My Art Inspiration @wallartbyemily.co.uk by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

  My Art Inspiration @wallartbyemily.co.uk by Emily Duchscherer Kirk So I thought I'd fill you in today on my progress this week, I've been looking for new inspiration. I decided to look into landscape compositions. Adapting many techniques I've used in the past to create some fab new paintings.   [caption id="attachment_1881" align="alignright" width="573"] Art Inspiration landscapes[/caption] Living in the Countryside So living in Somerset I've always used nature as an inspiration in many paintings. There's some amazing talent in the south west of England. I came across some beautiful photographs from various Somerset based photographers. Sometimes looking at the- ...Read More

My Week so far @wallartbyemily.co.uk by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Week so far @wallartbyemily.co.uk Good Morning all, I hope you are having a great week, It's been miserable weather, But spring will soon be appearing.   Today's post is about what I've been working on this week. If you read my blog at the weekend you will know I have been challenged with a lack of ideas for new and exciting artworks. So I have been doing a lot of research in my quest to come up with some new paintings. I found some beautiful photos from some local photographers. So have decided to go back to some landscape- ...Read More

My Art Week @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Good Evening and welcome to my art blog. I hope you've all had a great weekend! So this evenings post is all about Artists Block, Like writers block for Artists....   Sometimes you have to find your Inspiration as a artist, it doesn't always come naturally. It's not always easy either. Also sometimes like in any job you have VERY bad weeks. You know we all have them, When you think things can only get better. Right???? Where I Find My Inspiration to start a new painting. So there isn't always a a specific source for- ...Read More

Artist Spotlight this week by Lorraine Hazell-Linder and Emily Duchscherer Kirk.

Artist Spotlight. Good Afternoon,So as promised is my first local Artist spotlight. Lorraine Hazell-Linder is an emerging artist in Yeovil, Somerset - I love her artwork and asked if I could post about her journey as I find her creations fascinating.I hope you enjoy! Here is Her Story [caption id="attachment_1818" align="alignright" width="336"] Lorraine Hazell-Linder Art[/caption] A few years ago I embarked upon some 1-1 counselling. I was guided to a Psycho-Spiritual counsellor (unbeknown to me at the time). “Just a few sessions” I said on the phone – maybe six at the most – when he phoned to organise our- ...Read More

My Week So far @wallartbyemily.co.uk by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Week so far @wallartbyemily.co.uk by Emily Duchscherer Kirk Good Morning, I hope you are having a great week, So today's post is about what I've been up to this week.     My organisational skills for this week have gone well, I've picked a few art fairs to apply for and my weekly planner is going well. Although this is only week one. We will see if it lasts....   In The Studio This week I been trying out acrylic on foam board. I've used some new techniques different types of palette knife to create some abstract and landscape- ...Read More