Is Mr Bean somewhere in my DNA?

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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Cow Art Week

Cow Art Week

Most weeks in Cow Art world are awesome.  

Why?, 'cause I make sure that it happens that way.  Sure there are things that challenge me and other stuff that gets in the way but I always bring it back to the simple ritual of cleaning the studio at the beginning of the week.

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SAD me? - Nope!

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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Canvas Print Care

Canvas Print Care

Your stretched canvas prints can easily last over 100+ years if they are properly cared for and it doesn’t take much to care for them.  Dusting your canvas prints is about all you should have to do every few years. Here are some basic guidelines for taking care of your cows, I mean stretched canvas artwork.

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Behind the scenes at my printers

Behind the scenes at my printers

I don’t know about you but I love a behind the scenes peek and today I’m taking you behind the scenes at "Iris Print". The team at Iris Print are responsible for creating my high quality limited edition cow art canvas prints. They do an amazing job of managing all the orders and creating a high quality finish too.

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Back to school in 2017

Back to school in 2017

Every year I promise myself that the year ahead will be different!  Not that the year that has passed has been awful in anyway, I just like things to evolve and to learn new things.  So with that in mind, 2017 will see me head to Norfolk Painting School for a professional oils diploma course.

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I'm a cow artist - how did that happen?

I'm a cow artist - how did that happen?

I had a dream of becoming a full time artist but I didn’t REALLY believe that it was possible.  My generation, known as “Generation X” held tight to the limiting belief that that the best way to secure a respected future was to stick to the day job and to keep your artistic endeavours as a weekend hobby.

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What no one tells you about farming friends...

What no one tells you about farming friends...

All of my friends come from different walks of life, and I have learnt so much from them but my farming friends have given me an insight into a totally different world that no one ever told me about!  They've not only inspired my art career but have taught me so much too.  Here are my 10 favourite farming friends insights:

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Love is the best gift

Love is the best gift

Sometimes I'm creating things that I can't utter a word about for ages and that's usually because someone has asked me to create something extra special and keep it as a surprise.  I should receive my secret service honorary badge any day now!

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Sam's background

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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Brand Hero Project

Brand Hero Project

I was lucky enough to be invited for an interview with Klem over Skype whilst I was in my cowshed studio.  Here's an excerpt and a the link to the full interview.  This project has lots of other insights that might inspire you too.

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Trade Stand Award

Sam Morris Cow Art scoops trade stand award at the Royal Three Counties Show 2015.  First impressions are crucial and setting up for a show can be stressful, trying to remember everything you might need, making sure you...

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Business Woman of the Year

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"Buster" the dog portrait

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Cow doodles

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