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ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE

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All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. William Shakespeare Monologue from ‘As You Like It’ As a Drama teacher and lover of Shakespearian plays using this part of one of the bards monologues…

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Healing Art

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I am a member of the Fellowship of Authors and Artists which aims to promote and encourage the use of writing and all art forms as a means of therapy and self-healing. I am also a member of the Arts and Healing Network. The images I create always have a story, a message I am trying to get across or imagery…

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Colour Creates the Mood

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Have a look around the room you are sitting in.  What is the predominant colour in this room?  Take account of not just the colour in the walls but also the soft furnishings and the artwork.  What is the dominant colour or colours?  Why did you choose those colours?  Are they your favourite colours or do you have them because…

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What effect does colour have on us?

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In my earlier article (How do we ‘look’ at art?) I explained that colour affects the whole body and when we look at a piece of art we are using more than just our eyes.  But how does colour actually affect us?  Let’s start by considering each of the seven main colours of the spectrum: red, orange, yellow, green, blue,…

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