journey bliss by emily duchscherer kirk

My Art Journey So far by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

A bit about my Journey in the last year... Hello, Welcome to my art blog, I'm Emily an Expressionist Artist based in Somerset, England.   So What's it like to be an Artist? Well, I guess like any self employed person would tell you, IT'S REALLY HARD! I mean it's the most life changing decision I've ever made, It also took me over ten years to go for it, I have been painting since the age of sixteen, But actually I have only been a full time Artist for a year, That year has taught me alot about myself and- ...Read More

My Week so Far @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

So Far this week.... Welcome to my art blog, Today I'll be talking about my plans for the rest of this week, It's snowing and cold today in the studio.   My Six Painting Challenge On Friday I started a challenge to motivate myself in to using impulsive ideas to create six large paintings in a week, Six months has pasted since I have used these skills to create this sort of work, But I remembering quickly, Like getting back on a bike after you haven't cycled for a while. So I'm only have two days left and I'm halfway- ...Read More

My Week so Far @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Week so Far @wallartbyemily Welcome to my art blog, I hope you've all had a great week so far, So here's what I've been doing in the studio over the last few days.   This Week in the Studio So if you read Mondays blog you will know that I'm taking a leap back to some abstract work I started 6 months ago,   I'm going back to the abstract art I love creating, I think sometimes you can want to impress others more than yourself, I possibly think this could be because of MONEY... No you say, you- ...Read More

My Week ahead @wallartbtemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Welcome to my art blog, It's Monday the start of a new week! Here's what I'm up to over the next few days,     Insanely Inspired Instagram So I've joined a group this week, It's a 5 day challenge, This group consists 3,00o artists, From all over the world, We all are trying to make a career in the art world.   I have a work book to complete every day, Today I had the challenge of thinking about how I'm different to other artists, It's sometimes hard to think about yourself like that, So here- ...Read More

My Week So Far @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

What's been going on this week @wallartbyemily? Good Afternoon, Welcome to my art blog! So this week I've been live on Instagram creating a new painting. I'll also be hosting a live auction this Sunday 11th February, Which I'll go back to in a bit.   Live video on Instagram So, if you are interested in how I create my artworks, I will be on Instagram a few times a week from now on, They will be saved on my story at the top of my profile screen, All you need to do is search @wallartbyemily to find me. It's- ...Read More

My Art Week by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Happy Monday everyone, it's the start of a new week. Welcome to my art blog, I hope you've all had a great weekend! Today's Post is about what I'm planning to do this week. So last week I finished my new painting Wild Flowers on the Landscape, Creating this painting has given me many new ideas. So this week I'll be playing with these ideas to create some smaller paintings. I'm also going to be creating some more videos. My U Tube channel has a few videos already, So check it out just search wallartbyemily.  - ...Read More

The Artist’s Spotlight @wallartbyemily by Jorge Santos and Emily Duchscherer Kirk.

Artist's Spotlight @wallartbyemily Hope you're having a great Thursday everyone and welcome to another Artist's Spotlight, [caption id="attachment_1916" align="alignright" width="276"] Abstract's Explosion[/caption] So this week is one of many that I follow on Instagram. He's an abstract expressionist painter and his name is Jorge Santos. Here's Jorge's Story Jorge Santos lives in Lisbon, Portugal. He is a self taught abstract acrylic painter and photographer. In his own words here's how he became an artist. "My passion for painting came in a very unexpected way when in 2004, My daughter challenged me to paint a canvas. This challenge aroused the art that was- ...Read More

The Artist’s Spotlight @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk & Kate C. Norton.

The Artist's Spotlight @wallartbyemily; The Artworks of Kate C Norton. Good Afternoon everyone, So a promised I have my artist's spotlight this week. I hope you're all having a relaxing weekend, We are exploring the artworks of Kate C Norton of Langport, Somerset. I hope you all enjoy.   [caption id="attachment_1891" align="alignright" width="530"] Evening Reeds[/caption] Here is Kate's Story My artistic career started with studying a Foundation course at Plymouth College of Art and Design. Then I went on to study BSc Textile Design, and MSc Textile Technology for Textile Designers at The University of Huddersfield in the 90’s. I never- ...Read More

My Art Inspiration by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

  My Art Inspiration by Emily Duchscherer Kirk So I thought I'd fill you in today on my progress this week, I've been looking for new inspiration. I decided to look into landscape compositions. Adapting many techniques I've used in the past to create some fab new paintings.   [caption id="attachment_1881" align="alignright" width="573"] Art Inspiration landscapes[/caption] Living in the Countryside So living in Somerset I've always used nature as an inspiration in many paintings. There's some amazing talent in the south west of England. I came across some beautiful photographs from various Somerset based photographers. Sometimes looking at the- ...Read More

My week So Far @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My week So Far @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk Hope you all are having a great friday! So only a week to go till Christmas, yes, only one week till we all have a long break from work. Also to celebrate my first Christmas as a full time artist and the great support I've had this year, I'm running some awesome competitions on social media. This week there was three prizes given away including a mounted print. I'm giving away an original painting to one lucky winner!   Maybe you'd love to be in for a chance to win? So if- ...Read More