People always say you should be kind to yourself, I’m not sure any of us really know how to do that but every once in a while an opportunity presents itself and you know by doing it, you are ticking that box. I am not […]
Welcome Back to my blog, that’s directed at both you and me! Whatever you read, the experts all agree to make a blog interesting and keep readers engaged you must write consistently. So what does Kate do, write once a week for 8 months, build […]
The Hennessy Portrait Prize is currently on show in The National Gallery. Now in it’s third year, the competition aims to highlight and encourage interest in portraiture. That’s what the blurb says at least. For me it is a fantastic showcase of contemporary portraiture in Ireland […]
I love Christmas! I’m sure you are thinking, good for you, it’s over, move on. The reason I am telling you I love Christmas is to premise the fact I have finally reached the conclusion, I don’t love New Year. There is so much pressure […]
Every year, I say I will go, and every year I don’t. 2016 was to be different. In July, my little sis said we had talked about this enough, she was booking a house in Dingle and we were all going to Other Voices. Gosh, […]
The other day I had a chat with my dad about how art is not really appreciated in this country. We both agreed that we are taught so much about the written word in school and art is definitely left to the few. There is […]
The 8th to the 11th of December Fly Your Kite will be flying down to Mullingar Christmas Market – click here for Mullingar’s Facebook Page. It looks like it is going to be a fantastic weekend with lots of craft and food stalls and even better lots […]
Recently, I have made a few commissions for nursery gifts. I love working on these because they are just so cute – who doesn’t love tiny babies! I thought it might be an idea to showcase a few of them.
“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso.
Last weekend Fly Your Kite left the studio and ventured out into the big bad world! I did my first two craft markets and they went really well. I used loads of online forums and blogs to help me get prepared and so here are my […]