Modus Operandi

So what is your modus operandi?  What is it that gets you out of bed in the morning?  Are you a driven individual who single-mindedly places art at the centre of your existence or is it merely a very important element of a more diversely fulfilling life?  Are you an artist who self-funds your practice,…

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Spare the Rod…

It is often quoted, ‘if you do a job you love you’ll never work a day in your life’.   Being an artist, however, is not a job, it is a way of life and the decision to be a self-supporting artist in any economic climate is a brave one by any measure.   For most artists,…

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Open Studio

We are a bit off the beaten track here at Trezelah, but there is reward for intrepid souls.  With just a few days left to go before Cornwall Open Studios finishes, visitors are heartily welcomed.  We have a small gallery in the Farmhouse showing a veritable dolly mixture of work from different time-scales and periods…

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Open For Business

I have been trying to design a new Business Card so that I can give my contact details to visitors when I open my studio at the end of the month for Cornwall Open Studios week.  I can’t decide which image to use but I think I might settle on this one.  On the other…

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A Crisis of Confidence?

Now that I have my studio back to myself, (minus flies) I am experiencing a Zen moment every time I enter this sacred domain.  However, the warm glow is tinged with an attack of the jitters.  I am about to embark on a whole new and exciting body of work – whatever that happens to…

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Altered State

The colour picture of the Farmhouse was taken one Summer’s morning in 2006 and became the one I used most often on all the publicity material for our B&B business. I suppose it became a sort of symbol of the business and reflects the 7 years we spent doing it. I have tinted it to…

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