Michael Hemming

January 13, 2019

The Planet That Used To Be Blue & Other Stories – An Exhibition

Artist’s stories will always differ due to personality and the way their minds work. Some artists tell fantastic tales of imaginary people and places, others of […]
December 30, 2018

The Principle Of Enjoyable Learning

For this blog I’ve decided to focus on the way I like to teach during my workshops. People who want to learn more about a subject […]
December 16, 2018

This Week’s Workshops At Horton

FIRST WORKSHOPS AT HORTON This week was the first time I used the village hall at Horton, Dorset for three workshops. The hall has a great […]
December 9, 2018

Preparation For Workshops

This week I have been preparing for my three workshops which take place next Thursday at Horton, Dorset. I’ve chosen to use three areas of interest […]
December 2, 2018


  No matter how much importance you put on your work, circumstances sometimes determine your schedule. At the end of September my father passed away after […]
September 24, 2018

Getting Out & About

The last few weeks have brought a few changes to my work as an artist. I’d like to share them with you in this blog.   […]
August 27, 2018

Coming Soon – Demos & Workshops

In an artist’s life, improving methods and experimenting are two crucial things. There is always some area to develop with the thought of learning something new […]
August 12, 2018

A Busy Time Ahead

Firstly I must apologize for my sporadic blogging recently. Life has taken quite a turn lately with illness in the family that my work has suffered greatly. However, […]
July 2, 2018

Van Progress & Blog Neglect

As my time has been devoted to getting the van converted, my blog has suffered during the last couple of weeks, so this blog consists of […]
June 13, 2018

The Van Plan

Sometimes work can become formulaic which for me as an artist is not a good thing. I like to seek out ways of developing my work […]
May 30, 2018
Blue Thunder

Blue Thunder

DESCRIPTION: Oil painting on framed board. This painting was amongst some that I started while I was working at my Scape To The South exhibition November.2017 […]
May 30, 2018

Experimental Surfaces

Lately I’ve been researching and experimenting with painting on aluminium panels. As I prefer the stability of a solid surface because of my painting style, I […]
May 16, 2018
Michael Hemming Scape artist

Technology, Grrr!

Getting ahead nowadays is very difficult without some reliance on the internet or digital technology. To promote yourself and keep up with the competition becomes increasingly […]
May 9, 2018

How Are Your Organisational Skills?

Does your style of art have to reflect your way of working? When you look at some artist’s work, you can’t help imagining what their studio […]
May 4, 2018
Exploding Sky

Exploding Sky

DESCRIPTION: This volcanic sky is exploding in the distance & advancing with catastrophic effect. Indian ink, acrylic & charcoal on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm […]
May 1, 2018

Current Work In Progress

This week has started off rather busily with the sale of four paintings to a previous buyer of my work, one of which is shown on […]
April 24, 2018

Workshops & Demos

During the past few years I’ve often been asked if I do workshops or demonstrations of my work. This has usually been during an exhibition of […]
April 18, 2018

Ready To Set Sail

DESCRIPTION: Abstract work based on my observations and sketches of the south coast of England where bright sails contrast with the blue sea. IMAGE SIZE : […]
April 18, 2018

Something In The Air

DESCRIPTION: Abstract work describing the marring effect that pollution has on life. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 40cm x 40cm x […]
April 16, 2018

Orange Crescendo

DESCRIPTION: Abstract work showing tangible flashes of bright orange shining out from amongst the gloom and grime surrounding modern life. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm […]
April 16, 2018

Badbury Cornfields

DESCRIPTION: Semi abstract oil painting overlooking fields near Badbury rings, Dorset, England. I tried to capture the feel of a summer storm rolling across the countryside. IMAGE […]
April 14, 2018

New Abstracts Added To My Gallery

The great thing about creating abstracts is that there are no rules to follow. Yes, you still have to stick to painting rules, but the only […]
April 13, 2018

Figure It Out

DESCRIPTION: Abstract portraying figures. Oil on framed board IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 40cm x 40cm x 5cm PRICE: £270 POSTAGE: £20 […]
April 13, 2018


DESCRIPTION: Number three in a series of three abstract works portraying the movement of coloured shapes. Oil on framed board IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE […]
April 13, 2018


DESCRIPTION: Number two in a series of three abstract works portraying the movement of coloured shapes. Oil on framed board IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE […]
April 13, 2018


DESCRIPTION: Number one in a series of three abstract works portraying the movement of coloured shapes. Oil on framed board IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE […]
April 13, 2018

Lunar Wasteland

DESCRIPTION: Acrylic ink, indian ink, charcoal & oil on framed panel. Moonlit wasteland after man’s demise. IMAGE SIZE : 15cm x 15cm SIZE INCL FRAME : […]
April 13, 2018

Solar Wasteland

DESCRIPTION: Acrylic ink on framed panel. An eerie atmosphere lays over a desolate landscape highlighting the damage caused by man. IMAGE SIZE : 15cm x 15cm […]
March 29, 2018

Turquoise Sea

DESCRIPTION: Acrylic ink on framed panel. Turquoise sea reflecting the blue sky above IMAGE SIZE : 15cm x 15cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 25cm x 25cm […]
March 28, 2018

Heat Waves

DESCRIPTION: Inspired by the high Summer temperatures & swims in the sea, this was painted in my hot studio between visits to the beach to cool […]