A painter living in the wilds of Yorkshire (Sheffield, so not really 'wilds' as such). Has been painting for 15 years, properly established in 2008.
Visit my portfoilio website at www.artbyandyonline.com
I've had a fantastic, fun filled and absolutely exhausting time doing this.
You can see the results of Rita's and my 24 hour experiments by clicking the pictures below.
While you're there and if you have a Facebook profile you can get news about Rita's and Andy's work by "like"-ing their respective pages - Rita's FB page, Andy's FB page
Rita's "24 Hour Painting Dare" attempt
Andy's "24 Hour Painting Dare" attempt
It's really refreshing to paint in a very, very different way to what I'm used to doing and I think the results are fun and more than a little bit odd. I definitly want to do this again now that I've tried it once. Let em know what you folks think.
*updated - what a wonderful programme, the presenter communicated really well why she thought self portraiture should be treated with higher regard and some of the pieces she shows are amazing (especially sculptures by Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, see the following link for more details http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Xaver_Messerschmidt)
I recently came across Tom Bergers documentary series "Ways of Seeing" on Youtube. Made in the 1970's it has a resonance that still stands up today. The series was transcribed into a book which should be on everyone's reading list if you're concerned with the arts in any way
The parts in this blog post are all for the 1st episode I will post later episodes later this week