Tag: advice

Gratitude – My Attitude!

Gratitude – My Attitude!

  Last October, I wrote about Goals & Gratitude (click here to read) as every so often (way too infrequently) I like to reflect on what I am grateful for – put everything in perspective, if you will. A nice exercise to preform but I could […]

Flowers in Mixed Media – Holistic Art Workshop – Bliss!

Flowers in Mixed Media – Holistic Art Workshop – Bliss!

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 […]

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016

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 […]

New Year…Great!?

New Year…Great!?

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 […]

Creative Ireland 2017-2022

Creative Ireland 2017-2022

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 […]

Craft Markets – Ten Tips From A Rookie

Craft Markets – Ten Tips From A Rookie

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 […]

Your Inner Critic Is A Big Jerk

Your Inner Critic Is A Big Jerk

I have been dying for this book to hit the shelves as let’s just say, like most of us, I have an inner critic and he is a massive jerk! I am a big Danielle Kryza fan, really enjoy her blog The Jealous Curator (link […]