Black Brighton Market; Where it began & Where it is now.

Black Brighton Market has been something I have been working on in my mind for a good few years now, It was inspired from a previous project of mine which, financially and planning wise, was a lot simpler. When I initially came up with the idea of BBM I kept it quiet for a while,Continue reading “Black Brighton Market; Where it began & Where it is now.”

Brixton Art Prize Shortlist Artist 2022

A few months ago, I was scrolling through Instagram, as per usual, and I kept coming across an advertisement for an exhibition prize. The page seemed authentic, didn’t seem too expensive and it looked to have a lot of coverage. As I clicked through to see more details – and if there was a briefContinue reading “Brixton Art Prize Shortlist Artist 2022”

Movement modelling

This week I did my first life model class where, unlike the extreme stillness I have to adopt at work, I had to move! I’d heard of this type of class before – I knew other models that had done a fair share of their own movement classes – but it always seemed to passContinue reading “Movement modelling”

Pottery with air-drying clay – Tips and Tricks

You might have seen on my earlier post that I’ve been delving into trying new crafts. After making my macrame plant hangers, I realised that a lot of my plants are in pots that drain excess water. I wanted to keep it simple and not have to fight my plants out their hangers every timeContinue reading “Pottery with air-drying clay – Tips and Tricks”

Making Plant hangers with Macrame

I hope the end of your 2021 was a fruitful as mine. I ended the year with learning some new crafts, I know what you’re thinking… when will it end!? I got lots of plants as I’m sure most do, and it’s always long cleaning when you’ve got to lift them all up, and sometimesContinue reading “Making Plant hangers with Macrame”

Trying something new – Lithography at the Draw Studio

Let me start by stating, this is not a ‘How To’ post, I still can’t quite get my head around this particular practice, but what I can say, it’s so mind-blowing I had to share my experience with you. I’m also not going to sit here and copy and paste from the internet the theoryContinue reading “Trying something new – Lithography at the Draw Studio”

Sussex Universities’ Festival of Ideas – Talking about Finding Home – with Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, Wasi Daniju and Tendai Lewis

Sharing personal journeys and insights from their respective crafts, the panellists explore what it means to bear witness, produce work and build communities at this current conjuncture, and offer ideas for collective ways of working, while resisting racism and oppression. They will examine survival strategies, giving advice and important food for thought for others inContinue reading “Sussex Universities’ Festival of Ideas – Talking about Finding Home – with Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, Wasi Daniju and Tendai Lewis”

Trust Your Journey – The Nelson Navarro Podcast with me, Jade! Talking about being selfish.

“In episode four of the podcast I chat to my soul sister Jade Hylton, who’s helped me spiritually many times and – like all my guests – has inspired me through her commitment and dedication to her craft. It was a pleasure getting together to record this chat with her and I’ve already found itContinue reading “Trust Your Journey – The Nelson Navarro Podcast with me, Jade! Talking about being selfish.”

Coffee Art Project

Always experimenting with different mediums and techniques to bring my imagination to reality, I decided I wanted to start a new portrait project painting celebrities of colour on big canvases. Using bold colours I switched between acrylic paint and paint pens (posca pens) to create eye-catching backgrounds, fine detailed clothes and metallic jewellery on popularContinue reading “Coffee Art Project”

Hola Fea!

A few years ago, I took my first solo holiday to Barcelona , Spain. I booked a hostel in the centre for 5 nights and 6 days. I had studied Spanish at school so it was the smartest foreign-to-me place to go for the first time on my own. On the second or third dayContinue reading “Hola Fea!”