Sculpture in St Mawes: Carving Out a Place for Sculpture Art in Your Home

The word ‘sculpture’ usually summons images of marble busts strewn around grand 10-bedroom houses surrounded by acres of land or an abstract hallway adornment in a swanky Manhattan penthouse apartment. It is often thought that sculptures are reserved for only the rich with considerable disposable income.   Many years ago, this generally was the case. Sculpture was a way for those high in society, the rich, famous or heroic, to…

What’s On in Cornwall? Portleven Food Festival 26th – 28th April 2019

As with every year, Cornwall is brimming with fun events for all the family throughout summer, adding just one more reason why a trip to the Cornish coast is a must in 2019! As well as the upcoming Roseland festival, we also have the annual Portleven Food Festival, set in the stunning port harbour, which is about to celebrate its 11th birthday. Last year around 40,000 people attended the well-established event…

Roseland Festival: Soak up Arts, Music & Culture in Cornwall This Summer

Everyone is catered for in this year’s Roseland Festival which runs from Tuesday 23rd April to Saturday 4th May. The festival celebrates art, history, folk and jazz music, film and photography. It has choirs, quartets, walks and talks. So, no matter what you’re into there is bound to be something to grab your attention.   Many noteworthy names in the world of the arts will be making an appearance from outstanding folk…

Young Cornish Artists Exhibition and Competition at the Penwith Gallery

It’s a well-known fact that Cornwall is home to a huge number of artists, well established and novice alike. With the highest number of working artists outside of London it’s a hot spot for anyone with an interest in the subject.   A new generation of young Cornish artists has brought a fresh wave of talent to the region. The historic Penwith Gallery will be home to the St Ives…

International Colour Day: Choosing the Perfect Colour Scheme for Each Room

March 21st  2019 marks the 9th year of celebrating International Colour Day, and as our part in the event we are taking a look at the colours we chose to decorate our homes, how they are a direct reflection of our personality and the fact that there may be more to our colour choices than meets the eye.   Many experts have found that different colours effect our mood and feelings in…

International Day of Happiness: Art Sparks Joy at Home and in the Workplace

It is not uncommon to look at a piece of art, be it a classic oil painting or modern sculpture, and feel moved. Artwork can bring out many different emotions in people ranging from intrigue and pleasure right through to anger and even in certain cases, disgust.   There have been a number of studies looking at the effect of art on human emotions, whether making your own or observing…

Interior Trends: Find Artwork to Match Your Home’s Interior Design

As we start to break free from the Winter slumber and stumble into spring, refreshing the home is often high on our list of priorities. Whether a quick freshen up with a lick of paint and a few new accessories or reinventing a whole room with a new theme, its sometimes tricky not only to know where to start but also where to finish.   Picking the perfect artwork to…

Visit Cornwall, Home to the Most Beautiful Light in Britain

Second to London, Cornwall has more working artists than anywhere in the UK. Every year hundreds more flock to the region in all seasons, to join art classes and holidays or simply to immerse themselves in the renowned arty culture and experience the unique quality of light for which Cornwall is known. The Light of Cornwall – An Artist’s Inspiration   The iconic painter J M W Turner, known for his…

Cornwall Art Classes – Discover Your Inner Artist on the Cornish Coast…

Cornwall is a bubbling hotspot of art classes and courses, whatever your level of experience, offering an exploration into your own artistic talent along the same breath-taking, unspoiled coastline that has captivated some of the world's greatest artists for generations.   The north coast stretches down from Bude over 40 miles of beaches perfect for avid surfers and young families alike. Dramatic cliffs dotted with ancient geological formations tower over…

Art is Better than Flowers: Buy Art for your Loved One This Valentine’s Day

Art, in many forms, has been a true language of love since records began. Before there were the words to convey meaning, there was art. The passion, emotion and deep connection we all have to creative process is engrained deep within our souls, so what better way to show how much you care this Valentine’s Day, than by selecting a piece of artwork to speak for you.   Buying art…