Be An Artist

  • Shared experiences - Vlog #8
    February 25, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Shared experiences - Vlog #8

    Oh … shared experiences, the power of being together ... There’s a something of a superpower that’s created with a shared experience, that I really, really I mean really love.  By simply being with one another we build connections, we...

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  • Best part of the job - vlog#6
    February 11, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Best part of the job - vlog#6

    I paint because it makes me happy.  When I paint for someone else it makes both me and them happy.  Then when they arrange for the painting as a gift for their special someone it makes three of us happy!  It’s contagious, this happiness lark and that is why this is the best part of the job.
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  • Seize the Day - Vlog #2
    January 14, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Seize the Day - Vlog #2

    We seize the day and set ourselves the challenge of creating a visual memory capsule of our Kendal adventure, we eat cake, sneak into the children play area to swing on their swings, indulge in cocktails and meet other local artists; Julie Ann Scott who creates intensely coloured oil paintings and Thurline De Cock who is an animal artist with a great love of cows too!
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  • Is Mr Bean somewhere in my DNA?
    August 7, 2017 Samantha Morris

    Is Mr Bean somewhere in my DNA?

    The honest thing is I feel awkward on camera whether that's for photographs or being filmed.  I know my brain will be looking for evidence to confirm my long-standing belief that Mr Bean is somewhere in my DNA!  However being photographed and filmed is a big part of my job and it's
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  • SAD me? - Nope!
    March 20, 2017 Samantha Morris

    SAD me? - Nope!

    On the back of this experience I,ve created my "Be an Artist" 6 week course of action for people who need encouragement, inspiration and real practical how-to's on how to be an artist.  Click here if you'd love more information.
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  • Sam's background
    September 2, 2015 Samantha Morris

    Sam's background

    I was born in the industrial town of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria in 1974. My early years were chaotic due to my Mother’s terminal dependency on alcohol. Crisis after crisis resulted in moving location many times, lots of school enrolments but little attendance. Literacy and numeracy were embarrassing stumbling blocks, fortunately I found sanctuary in drawing and painting.
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