Bookkeeping for art

It is also a big surprise to find that this time of being an artist involves a bookkeeping course, accounting software and other beautiful matters that make life and business practices better. Working professionally as an artist last time (2000-2002) the ‘art head space’ was there but I was less into practical issues. Not so… Read More

Moving forwards…

A number of things about developing my art practice as professional have surprised me. First, it takes so long to set up. To get in place the professional aspects such as a website, buying studio equipment, researching what equipment I need in the first place. Understanding the financial side. Appreciating the importance of commissions for… Read More

This is my first blog…

So I will be writing here about the journey from being a full time academic to working as a professional artist. It’s hard work changing career at 45 but it’s not for nothing I’m doing this. I should never have listened to that teacher at school when she said I couldn’t do art A-level because… Read More