Willow Fine Arts Blog

What makes an Artist?

Posted by Caroline Neill on 16th May 2021

A few years ago I was visited by a lovely couple who had bought one of my paintings and had planned a trip to visit the Willow Fine arts Gallery to buy another. Their surprise when they discovered an … read more
From Psuedo-Artist to Professional painter

From Psuedo-Artist to Professional painter

Posted by Caroline Neill on 13th May 2021

Customer interaction has been the highlight of our trading experience. Not simply for feedback, but often we have been given the opportunity to be shown other peoples’ artwork, who have visited our … read more

Time or lack of it!

Posted by Caroline Neill on 9th May 2021

I mentioned being inspired recently by an interview with David Hockney, who, despite being world-famous and much admired by many, has always appeared to be a humble and appreciative gentleman. He does … read more

Inspiration

Posted by Caroline Neill on 5th May 2021

Later this year David Hockney will reveal his latest work at the Royal Academy or Arts; a collection of 116 ipad paintings depicting an annual display of blossom near his home in Normandy. His yet-t … read more

Anonymous

Posted by Caroline Neill on 1st May 2021

I mentioned recently Anthony Hopkins making the news when he missed the announcement that he had won a BAFTA because he was preoccupied with painting. Naturally I was curious enough to look at his wor … read more