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    Top 10 Items for Artists found in a DIY Store

    Creative people all love a trip to the local art or craft store but did you know that there are loads of great art resources in DIY stores and at a fraction of the price!  Here is my top 10 items for artists found in a DIY store.  Take yourself on a creativity date and […]

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  • Creative Rules for the Road eleanoreditchburn.com

    Basic Artist’s Tools for Sanity

    Basic Artist’s Tools for Sanity We all love having the best equipment and fancy gadgets, but sometimes this can kill creativity and by returning to pared down back to basics tools can be the best thing for our artistic sanity. It means we can travel light and are ready to create at the drop of […]

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  • What Is an Art Work- a quick pinnable guise to the key elements from eleanoreditchburn.com

    What is a Work of Art? Meaning, Form and Content

    What is a Work of Art?   So you have great ideas and you’re all fired up to get to making something creative. What is a work of art? What counts? What things go together to make up a work of art?   We used to draw distinct lines between what painting, print, sculpture is […]

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  • Peter Yates, Review of Exhibition at The Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

          Peter Yates – Hatton Gallery I visited the recent exhibition featuring Peter Yates  at The Hatton gallery, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.  I love the graphic work of the mid-twentieth century and was unaware of this artist.  His work is full of pure joy for city and country spaces.  Peculiarly, it was through […]

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  • Toscaig Pier, work in progress © 2012 onwards Eleanore Ditchburn

    Daily Painting – Artistic ideals and artistic reality!

    Daily Painting – I do paint every day, it’s just I don’t finish them every day!   What was going through my paint crazed mind when I thought that I could join the daily painting crew and finish this painting in a day? I was aspiring to a small painting a day as wonderfully done […]

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  • Long Sands, Tynemouth 13 x 18 Oil on Panel Eleanore Ditchburn

    Prints Shipping from finearteurope.com

    I am aware that some of the products ship from the US, but most of them are fulfilled in the UK or Europe. The ones I could identify as originating in the US are : Framed prints (not unframed) Acrylic prints Phone cases Cushions to English Pillows to Americans Just be on the lookout in […]

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