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Macedonia – commission for Sky Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

When I talk to people about the competition I often start by saying its been a “rollercoaster ride” (which is very funny as my entry to …

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Jen Gash – Winner of Sky Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

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Brighton – final of Sky Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

Something I didn’t mention in my blog about the semi-final at Felixstowe was my growing desire to be in the final so I could carry …

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The semi-final in Felixstowe on the hottest day of the year

Well technically Felixstowe was the hottest place in the UK, the day before the semi-final, but thankfully with the sea breeze it was bearable, unless …

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My heat at Broadstairs: Sky Landscape Artist of the Year!

Winning an actual place on Sky Landscape Artist of the Year 2018 was a delicious surprise and I was determined to enjoy every moment whilst …

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Advice for taking part as a Wild Card artist in Sky Landscape Artist of the Year competition

Having been lucky enough to get an actual place in a heat this year made me reflect on my two previous experiences of being a …

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Permission Granted

I was brought up in a loving home but with little exposure to life beyond our working-class bubble. Little wonder that at 14 I wanted …

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The Infinite Gap – disappointment and creativity

  I have been unpicking this thing called disappointment lately as it hounds me, frequently flattening my enthusiasm and energy. To a certain degree, I …

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That’s the only eulogy I need

“at least I f**king tried…That’s the only euology I need” (Frank Turner) I’m sitting here, in a freezing cold, partially converted warehouse, painting properly for the …

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Stop romanticizing creativity…please

A short video pleading for some honesty about the creative process…

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When I am gazing out the window…

One evening, when I was about 16, we were playing a family game of cards and my mind must have wandered off as I was …

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Being inside the chrysalis, amongst the creative gloop

Last year, I needed to really focus, really hide myself away and immerse myself in a new project – a big one. I started to …

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Sky Landscape Artist of the Year commission photo blog

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