Art can be anything you want it to be.

When I was a young lad, I was always encouraged to be creative in one way or another. I have fond memories of sitting with my Poppa in the spare room at his house, painting with watercolours, copying landscapes from books or photos he'd taken whilst on holidays. Or being allowed to overrun half of the living room at home with my Lego, building all kinds of weird and wonderful things from my imagination. (I even came second place in a Lego building competition once. I had to design a getaway vehicle for a secret agent, so I came up with this crazy speedboat that looked mean as hell!) Later on, through school and then college, I was still excersizing my creative side with more and more new and

Trying new things

​ Over the past year or two, I've started to really step up my game with Resolute Framing. Keeping the balance right is a little tricky being this is still, technically, a hobby job I do in between my proper job (funnily enough as a framer) but I need to make sure I continue to get my name out there, and build up a reputation and a client base ready for when I can open the doors on my own studio and do this thing I love full time. My first outing with some framed art to sell was setting up a small table of wares at the home game roller derby bouts organised by the team my fiancée played for at the time. It was only in Southend, so not too far for me to travel and I didn't have a great deal o

It's the best month of the year!

We'll, we're a few days into October, and already you can feel the excitement in the air because October means one thing...Halloween. I don't know what it is about Halloween that’s so cool, and although outwardly I may come across as not that fussed at all, inwardly it's like a kid on a sugar rush tearing around the toy shop while mum has given up all hope, and is slumped in a sweaty heap wishing for a quick end to the nightmare (I've seen this exact scene in real life!). The decorations that appear in the shops, the awesome little Knick knacks and costumes for kids (and adults) and the general creativeness that is stirred up inside of people at this time of year is infectious. And it's this

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