collecting art,,No control

A Beginners Guide to Art Collecting by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

A Beginners Guide to Art Collecting So I'm not an expert, a gallery owner or important in the art world, But if you want to know how to start collecting, Also maybe some hints and tips to get the right art for you, I'm an art collector so I have some experience, and an artist so I can see both points of view. I'll be posting every Thursday on this subject as there is so much to talk about. I will also be live on Instagram every Sunday at 8pm GMT to help anyone who wishes to tune in.  - ...Read More
collecting art,,No control

What I’m working on this week by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

What I'm working on this week... Hey Lovely People, Hope your long weekend has been great! So, today I thought I'd talk about what I'm planning in this week.   Photography Challenge So, I'm joining in on a fun little project this month on Instagram.. The challenge is being run by Danni a lovely lady I've known since primary school. She runs her own photography business here in Somerset, She specialises in Family and birth photography. Check out her website here Anyone can join in and it's all for fun. It's come at the right time for me as I'm- ...Read More

Art Inspiration @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Inspiration for this week... Welcome to my art blog, Here's what is happening this week....   Creating on Paper So at the weekend I bought some great quality paper to do some abstracts on, I realise that everyone doesn't want a canvas but would rather have a flat piece to frame, I will be creating six to load to the shop this weekend, Also I will do any commissions you would like in this format. It has been very different to work on, However I've had some amazing results so far.   Pebeo Studio Acrylics I've been trying- ...Read More
Velvet Deep, 24 x 36",story Original Abstract

My Art Journey @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Story so far Welcome to my art blog and story, Today's post is going to be about my journey in the last year, The struggles, the wins and the art.   The Struggles when becoming you own boss So I think the main worries I have on a daily basis are, When am I going to sale my next painting? What can I do MORE of that isn't expensive to promote my work? Am I going in the right direction? Ok these are normal worries for any business but in the artworld you could sale 5 or more- ...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
cosmic purple

News for this Week, Live Auction this Sunday.

This Week @wallartbyemily.   So, I'm hosting a Live Auction of 26 paintings this Sunday 11th February, The auction will take place via Facebook @wallartbyemily and Instagram @wallartbyemily. This will be at 20:00 till 21:00 UTC. I've never done this before but it should all run smoothly, Planning is in motion. Here's what you need to know if interested. How it works on Facebook Starting at 20:00 I will start to post photos of my paintings, They will have a starting minimum price and Delivery price. All you have to do if you are interested in one is comment on- ...Read More

My Week so far by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Week so far Good Morning all, I hope you are having a great week, It's been miserable weather, But spring will soon be appearing.   Today's post is about what I've been working on this week. If you read my blog at the weekend you will know I have been challenged with a lack of ideas for new and exciting artworks. So I have been doing a lot of research in my quest to come up with some new paintings. I found some beautiful photos from some local photographers. So have decided to go back to some landscape- ...Read More

Artist Spotlight this week by Lorraine Hazell-Linder and Emily Duchscherer Kirk.

Artist Spotlight. Good Afternoon,So as promised is my first local Artist spotlight. Lorraine Hazell-Linder is an emerging artist in Yeovil, Somerset - I love her artwork and asked if I could post about her journey as I find her creations fascinating.I hope you enjoy! Here is Her Story [caption id="attachment_1818" align="alignright" width="336"] Lorraine Hazell-Linder Art[/caption] A few years ago I embarked upon some 1-1 counselling. I was guided to a Psycho-Spiritual counsellor (unbeknown to me at the time). “Just a few sessions” I said on the phone – maybe six at the most – when he phoned to organise our- ...Read More
my latest untitled work in progress

My Art Week @Wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

Art @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk Welcome to my blog, I hope you are all having a good start to the week. Mondays can be a struggle and half term begins today. But Only a week till Christmas day! Time to eat, drink and be merry.   This Week So Just Bears UK will closed for Christmas and will re-locate to another store after Christmas so I will collecting my paintings tomorrow from the store. Storing these in my little studio is going to be a challenge.... I will also be moving my paintings in the Emporium to the Cafe- ...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