Julie Cunningham

Intro to Julie Cunningham  Julie Cunningham is an artist from the UK who has challenged the whole concept of a canvas.  Julie produces all of her works on feathers and encases them in beautiful displays, using slate, glass and wood.  In this frank and honest...

Kirstie Page

Intro in Kirstie Page When Kirstie Page joined us she was afraid to call herself an artist and felt like an imposter, she wasn’t sure what direction her art was going in. Despite this, she worked on herself and her art and has since gone on to sell her artwork...

Lotti Rawle

Intro to Lotti Rawle Lotti was painting traditional style realism portraits, usually in black and white, full time. She was selling but it had become a factory process. She was trying to be “saleable”, “marketable”, “mainstream”. She took a very bold move and changed...

Simone Paterson

Intro into Simone Paterson Simone was working in a highly stressful academic position, and although she was well paid, she was also unwell and burned out. Then one day she decided enough was enough and she made the brave decision to leave. Now she is a full time...
Shiralee Siebert

Shiralee Siebert

Behind the Sketchbook Shiralee Siebert Shiralee is a portrait artist from South Africa and in this interview we talk about her biggest struggles, lessons and achievements since discovering art as a child. Well worth a listen as I am sure you will all relate. Click to...
Lloyd Lewis

Lloyd Lewis

Behind the Sketchbook Lloyd Lewis     Former world champion kick boxer, Lloyd Lewis joined me for a chat about how life has dealt him some pretty hard knocks. In this interview we discuss how Lloyd has overcome these knocks and his dream of being in the...