Episode #34 Helen Blair, award winning palette knife artist from Central Otago, New Zealand
Helen Blair is an award winning palette knife artist from the South Island of New Zealand. She works from a barn on a mountain prairie, inspired by the nature around her as well as her travels. Helen sells her art through galleries as well as her website. Her style is bright, colourful and loose, with the palette knife being her favourite painting tool.
Creativity is about learning, not perfection.
Perfection is stagnation.
Helen TALKS TO US ABOUT:
Using various media in her sketchbook for inspiration
The freedom of a palette knife
Her interpretation of the colour around her
Creative time with her children
The challenge of marketing
Her vibrant style
Her use for the sketchbook
Her workspace and completed paintings