Behind the SketchbookMaureen King
Maureen King is a painter from Scotland, UK. Art was never encouraged as a child and Maureen was expected to just leave school and get a job. She now paints regularly, has made her first sale and has even dropped a day at work so she can spend more time creating.
How did you get into art and making?
What art do you like to make?
What materials do you use?
How would you describe yourself?
What or who inspires and influences your work?
How have you and your work changed over time?
What challenges have you faced along the way?
What has been your biggest achievement/s so far? No matter how big or small?
How did it feel to experience this achievement?
What difficulties, doubts or fears did you face and how did you overcome them?
What or who has helped you in your journey?
If someone could wave a magic wand and make amazing things happen for you, what would be your dream?
What is your biggest piece of advice for other artists?
“I don’t want everything to happen quickly because I actually enjoy & need the ‘journey’.
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