Vandy Massey is an expressive artist who creates exuberant paintings of landscapes and flowers.
Facilitating artist development is something of a passion. Running workshops with some of the world's foremost tutors is the result.
Vandy is part of the ARTPowerup team, developing online classes and resources for artists.
"Paintings filled with joy, energy and colour"
Photographing your paintings with a phone – a very simple guide
Photographing your paintings can be a challenge if you worry about getting it wrong. With more exhibitions going online, getting a sharp image of your painting has become a key factor in getting sales. But it doesn’t have to be daunting or expensive if you…
Should Artists Experiment?
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Or perhaps we should be asking: When should artists experiment? and ‘Why should artists experiment? Let’s start with the word experiment? So often, the term is misinterpreted in the context of making art. We say experiment when we mean ‘explore’….
Making art is good for your health
Yes, there are good reasons to say that making art is good for your health – it’s not a random claim. When I considered learning to paint, 10 years ago, I asked myself what the benefits would be. I grew up being ‘the numbers one’…
Painting Flowers for Inspiration
How lockdown chased my creative mojo away for a while, and how I got it back again by painting flowers for inspiration. Come and join me.
Artists Tools – Beyond the paintbrush
Artists tools are very personal. I’m just talking about tools you would use to apply paint. You may think ‘paintbrush’, and you’d be right. Every artist has their favourite brushes, but that’s not all that can be used to create a painting. So why would…
Cropping a Painting: a studio story
Cropping a painting involves some key aesthetic decisions for the artist. This week I shared my process as I cropped an abstract landscape