One of the interesting things about regularly practicing art, is that you start to develop a style of your own. I have taken to working on portraits. This has become something of a fascination to me, for I have a condition called Prosopagnosia; also known as face blindness. It is a life-long condition … Continue reading The Facial Art Mystery
One of the most difficult aspects of life with Parkinson's is insomnia. It's a common occurrence to find myself wide awake and actually in a heightened state of alertness just at the time I plan to go to sleep. Most often, for me, this happens as a consequence of dystonia; a symptom which … Continue reading Raw Video Footage
Today was the third meeting of The Art Shack; the small group of friends who gather for some creative fun, a communal lunch and the chance to catch up and have a chuckle. This gathering took place at the home studio of our friends, Helen and Kim. As ever, with varying life commitments … Continue reading The Art Shack 3
How to cause chaos in your studio space! I had been thinking of how to personalise a gift for my mother-in-law's eightieth birthday and decided to create my own hand made gift wrap. I thought about the options and decided to go with paper marbling. The marble design on wrapping paper can look … Continue reading Emergency Art Drama Crisis!
Announcement by Dean G. Parsons: "After eighteen years in the field of mental health and after eleven years of running my own psychotherapy and clinical supervision practice in the beautiful county of Suffolk, I regret to announce … Continue reading The Forced Ending
Back in May, 2019, there was an impromptu gathering of three of us who just happen to be part of our new art and crafts group; The Art Shack. One of us, Tina, is an established artist while two of us are more hobby artists. Following the wonderful meal that Tina made, and … Continue reading Pulp ‘Piction’