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Ken Young Loch Tay Winter

Memories of Another Winter

Almost three years ago, in mid-January 2015, my pal Colin Joyce and I motored up to Perthshire in search of winter landscapes to photograph. If you don’t know where Perthshire is, shame on you. However, I'll take pity and inform…

Selling My Art

Money. Cash. Dosh, readies, spondoolies, the filthy lucre. Call it anything you like, this world won’t let you live without it. For most artists, me included, selling your paintings isn’t easy. People may admire your work, but not be ready…

Teaching A Class

I do a bit of teaching. I run what I call a ‘back-to-basics’ course at my local Art Club. My approach is to treat everyone as if they were complete beginners and I make that clear at the outset. This…

Amateur or Professional Status?

Artists are usually described as either amateur or professional. You might wonder what the difference is, between one status and the other. It doesn’t necessarily have to do with ability. I’d say that the professional artist is someone who earns a…

Ken Young Construction Site

Building This Site

I had a site at kenyoungart.co.uk, which is about to become defunct. I used it mainly to publicise my artwork. It was fine for years but the site began to look dated and it wasn't responsive to phones and tablets. …

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