Preferring to let the art speak for itself, I normally avoid giving my two penny's worth but given the circumstances, I wanted to say a few words. Firstly, I want to wish you and your loved ones good health and happiness during this difficult period. I hope, in some form or another, the art we share can bring you comfort and a salve for the pains of isolation.
Jorunn Mulen offers us a porthole into her serene studio in Bergen, Norway. Like a lot of countries around the world right now, Norway is in lockdown forcing many of its citizens to work from home. Jorunn, however, is no stranger to this having spent the last nine years painting in her home studio.
Jane Burrows is a painter and printmaker who creates abstract compositions of the female form. From a small studio in her flat in Hampstead, London, Jane creates bold and beautiful hand-pressed monotypes that derive from life drawing. In this interview, Jane shares her personal journey from muse to master and why she chose fine art over graphic design.
In our latest artist interview, we sit down with Scottish figurative painter Andrew Sinclair, who has gained recognition for his masterful use of oil paint and classical techniques. Painting in the manner of chiaroscuro, - a technique that originated during the Renaissance period that creates volume through contrasting light from dark - Andrew applies traditional methods to depicting subjects he sees in the present-day.