Artist deadlines – June

Big opportunities coming up in June that you won't want to miss! If you're into watercolours then The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is a no brainer. One of the largest and most prestigious watercolour competitions in the UK, it celebrates skill and originality. Deadline is 17 June. Another highlight is the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize.…

6 Paintings to scare the s*** out of you

As Halloween draws dauntingly closer, I wanted to delve deeper into the unnerving, darker side of art that has haunted us over the centuries. The beauty of art is that it's subjective, we make our own minds up on what we see. But some artworks you can't un-see. There is no choice than to be…

Illustration Illuminates London

What could be more illustrative of the vibrant and eclectic London art and craft scene than the wonderfully illustrious London Illustration Fair! That's a rather epic intro to the London Illustration Fair, but such is the impressive quality of work that emanates from the fair every year, I can't hep but share the excitement and wonder…

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Lucille Clerc

Sumptuous, gorgeous, bold...magnifique! Having seen Lucille's work in the flesh at the London illustration Fair, I can speak from experience when I say that her prints are gorgeously detailed and beautifully executed, and question myself everyday why I still haven't got one of her prints!! After graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2008 her work…