• Studio Journal Checklist Eleanore Ditchburn Artist eleanoreditchburn.com

    My Vital (but often forgotten by creative mentors) Creative Tool – What is a Studio Journal and How do I use it?

    What is a Studio Journal all About? I love the eye candy of the popular and beautiful sketchbook journal as an art-form in its-self, but there is a little-known and incredibly useful counterpart to these, the studio journal. I also adore looking at sketchbooks to see how the artist wrestled with ideas visually to arrive […]

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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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  • Lots of New Products!

    Well I have spent a couple of days launching my new shop over at Zazzle, click here to check it out. For prints rather than product come and see me over at Fine Art Europe / America or on my site through them here. You might even find a nice gift for Mother’s Day (UK) […]

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  • Off to a new home

    I am pleased to see this painting off to a new home today on the Isle of Skye.   It’s really motivating to see a space in the studio begging me to make more work!

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  • A couple of experiments

    Hi all! I’ve been having a sort out and back cataloging session over the summer. It has been a wonderful opportunity to review all the work I’ve done over the last ten years or so and was invaluable to appreciate how skills develop through practice and experimentation. One of the things I noticed was that […]

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