Shetland landscape painting

As a break form painting by myself, I am currently enjoying attending a painting evening class, with the lovely artist - Heathter Wilson. The theme for the 8 week course is landscapes and we have been given a beautiful photo of a landscape with and orange and purple sky, reflecting in water, on the island [...]

By |2018-04-01T20:44:53+01:00April 1st, 2018|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shetland landscape painting

How important is an online presence for Sarah Kay Arts homemade business success?

As you are probably aware, a website is a very important part of showcasing a product and connecting with customers. So, now that my website - www.sarahkayarts.com is a year old - I thought it was time to take a fresh look at it!   I have decided to redesign the homepage, possibly to include [...]

By |2021-01-24T18:38:50+00:00December 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How important is an online presence for Sarah Kay Arts homemade business success?

Craft fair weekend!

  It’s been busy few weeks preparing for Shetland’s annual Christmas Craft Fair, which is this weekend! The craft fair is a hugely popular event in Shetland - it attracted over 4,000 visitors last year. It’s also a special event for Sarah Kay Arts, as it was here that I first tried selling my artwork, [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:22:39+00:00November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Craft fair weekend!

Grotie Buckies!

  I’m always working on new designs and looking to nature for inspiration, and my latest design uses cowrie shells.   I’ve used small box frames (12.5cm square) to house a painted acrylic landscape, finished off with a cowrie shell.   Cowries - or Jenny Wrens as I knew them growing up (perhaps this is [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:29:55+00:00October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grotie Buckies!

Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland

Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland   It’s been a few weeks since I last posted, I hope you’re all having a lovely summer so far? Summer is traditionally a quiet time for me, art wise, due to being a busy time for the chalets.   However, we’ve been busy nonetheless. In May [...]

By |2017-06-16T19:33:36+01:00June 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland

Ninian, Lerwick, Shetland

Last year, Joanna Hunter of Ninian - possibly the best gift shop in Lerwick- offered to try selling some of my painted wood boards. I was pleasantly surprised by how well these sold throughout the summer, especially the chunky re-cycled scaffolding boards. There will be more of these in the shop soon, including new variations [...]

By |2017-02-14T10:27:04+00:00February 14th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Ninian, Lerwick, Shetland

The mystery of the glass – Scalloway

Following the wild storms we had over christmas I have been able to get out and see what treasures the wild seas have thrown up! The outdoors provides a huge amount of materials and inspiration for my work, and I love observing the changes in the seasons and local habitats. Whenever possible I take my [...]

By |2017-01-30T15:06:19+00:00January 30th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The mystery of the glass – Scalloway

Mosaics for 2017!

Hello I hope January is treating you well so far! I've been getting stuck into developing some new ideas. The past year has seen some real changes and opportunities for me and my work, and i'm very excited and pleased to announce that I have been invited to join Craft Scotland on the strength of [...]

By |2017-01-11T14:04:00+00:00January 11th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Mosaics for 2017!

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