Slow progress ≠ No progress

I've written before about how I often struggle to finish work. When I studied art at school, much of my time was spent flitting from one piece of work to another, never quite progressing anything all the way to completion. But now that I'm creating art for sale, it's important that I finish what I … Continue reading Slow progress ≠ No progress

Call for Artists

Hi guys. It's Polly here, coming to you from Studio Llewellyn. Before we jump in, I just want to start by thanking all of you for being awesome. It's been wonderful to receive your kindness and support over the past several months since Studio Llewellyn became my official outlet as an artist. Some of my … Continue reading Call for Artists

Learning to look

It's almost March and I feel like we're on the cusp of a new season (despite the imminent arrival of a cold spell). I'm furiously wishing Spring into being by painting a 'mini artwork' series of spring flowers. This explains why most of my recent Instagram posts have just been flowers, flowers, flowers. (Sorry, guys! … Continue reading Learning to look

Running uphill; rolling down

If you're following me on Instagram, you'll know that I'm midway through the final  painting in the season-inspired series that I'm currently working on. I've posted regular updates on the progress of this painting: from composition sketch, to underpainting, and now building up layers of colour and texture. The last stage of the painting will … Continue reading Running uphill; rolling down

finished oil pastel drawing

Pastelling like paint

I recently told you guys that I have started a new oil pastel project geared around the season-inspired flora and fauna paintings that I've been working on the past couple of months. A few of these oil pastel wildlife studies are now listed in my Etsy shop, and a new one will be added today … Continue reading Pastelling like paint