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Yep, I’m EROTIC!!

Incase you’re wondering why I’ve been quiet in blog land this last week (and maybe the thought hadn’t even crossed your mind, and you haven’t missed me in the slightest!), I’ve been very busy and involved with many other things, a lot of them relating to art and my future in art……..

Oh, and I’ve got some MEGA news…………………!!!!!

I wrote a few weeks ago about the businessman who offered to go into partnership with me for a large share of my profits. His offer came totally out of the blue and really made me consider my position and future and the way I want to focus on my art. I knew very quickly after hearing his offer that I wasn’t going to go into partnership with him. Or give him half of my hard earned money. But what his offer made me realise, was that I’m a viable proposition, someone who is worth investing a lot of money in, someone who can turn a profit. And I listened to his advice – that I needed a gallery in a big city to showcase my work, for the people who like the sort of thing I do, to come and see my work, and hopefully like it enough to buy it. This made me think deeply. And consider my options, and the costs of finding such a place to showcase my work. My concern was that large amounts of money would be involved, as it would be a massive investment. And the worry is whether the large overheads would reap the sort of return I was looking for??? Mmmmmmmm. Big thoughts………

So, after a shortish time, it came to me what I needed to do, and also how I should do it. I should look for a group of artists who do what I do, erotic art, and have their own established gallery with a strong client base, their own website, who promote themselves well and have a good following and are respected in the world of erotica. So, the very OBVIOUS place to start looking was……. the Guild of Erotic Artists. So, I looked into it and I applied………….

And last week I had a reply.

I’ve been accepted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So, I’m now a member of the Guild of Erotic Artists! How wonderful is that??!! It means more people will see my art, better promotion of my work, that I will be able to work with other erotic artists, have a higher profile and that others will value my artwork more in future.

And today my details have been added to their list of artists…… here they are if you wanna take a peek…………….

And let me know what you think. Is this a good thing for me…….. or……. should I just go back to doing the dog portraits!!!!!!!!!?????

I've been an artist all of my life, and my paintings now hang on walls in Europe, USA and Canada. I'm working on getting them on the other continents! My wide range of artwork has been exhibited nearer to home in the East Midlands, with the Guild of Erotic Artists at Beaumont Hall Studios in Hertfordshire, and at "Erotica", Olympia, London. I have also been featured alongside my work in the Guild of Erotic Artists book (volume 2). I love to create dramatic interest in my pictures, whether it’s to paint an unusual landscape, or just to utilise dramatic lighting in my figure drawings or strong colour in my animal portraits. Delighting in the spontaneous tendencies of watercolour adds an interesting and distinctive look to my paintings, some of which are purposefully ambiguous, enabling the viewer to use their own interpretation of my artwork. I also love to hide images, and humour within my paintings, whether it’s a secret message, or an erotic couple hidden within a landscape, or even an erotic landscape where the couple are camouflaged as the features of the land itself. I am equally happy painting in oils, acrylics or watercolours and love to draw with pencil or ink. I have also developed the very effective method of drawing using white pencil on black card which creates dramatic pictures by just picking out where the light catches the body and leaving the rest of the image to the imagination, in darkness. I can also utilise many different styles, whether it is realistic, abstract, surrealistic, erotic, fantasy or camouflage art where something is hidden within the painting. I'm just passionate about my art, whatever I paint! But, it doesn't matter how many landscapes or pet portraits I paint, its always the erotic stuff that people are interested in! I started blogging to share some of the strange conversations I have with the people I meet. But its evolved into far more than that now.

Comments (24)

  1. Indigo
    Nov 14, 2007

    ” CONGRATTULATIONS ” and ” WELL DONE.” I just knew you could do it.

  2. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 14, 2007

    Indigo – Thanks!!

  3. Luka
    Nov 14, 2007

    Well done, Jackie! That’s top news!

  4. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 14, 2007

    Luka – Thankyou – I think so!!

  5. Loving Annie
    Nov 15, 2007

    I think it is a wonderful opportunity for you Jackie ! Congratulations !

  6. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 15, 2007

    Loving Annie – So do I, many thanks!

  7. Vi vi vi vooom!!!!!!!!
    Nov 15, 2007

    Jackie – for one, I missed you!

    That is a BRILLIANT opportunity! The world is your oyster!

  8. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 15, 2007

    Vi – Awwhhh, thanks mate! I think it will be a brilliant opportunity…. !

  9. Racy Redhead
    Nov 15, 2007

    Jackie, that is utterly and totally fantastic news!!!!

    Congratulations from H and I!

    I’m going to have a huge glass of wine to drink a toast to you – cheers!

    Much love and hugs. x

  10. hornymaleuk
    Nov 16, 2007

    This is great news. It should open up valuable opportunities for you. Do they have a real gallery as well as a website?

  11. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 16, 2007

    Racy redhead – Many thanks! Cheers for the drink – and I’ll get back to the pussy portraits asap!!

  12. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 16, 2007

    Hornymaleuk – yes, they do. And as you know, I’ve been looking for an erotic gallery for some time now.

  13. nitebyrd
    Nov 16, 2007

    Congratulations, Jackie! I’m very impressed with the artists there. There’s a great mix of style and technique. I think it’s a brilliant idea.

  14. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 16, 2007

    Nitebyrd – yes, so am I, and I’m looking forward to meeting them and getting to know them better, too.

  15. dirtyboy
    Nov 17, 2007

    Well done! And yes, definitely stick with the erotic art, it’s gotta be more fun than dogs 😉

  16. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 17, 2007

    Dirtyboy – Thankyou, and I can assure you – IT IS!!!

  17. bittersweet me
    Nov 18, 2007

    well done! thrilling news 🙂

  18. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 18, 2007

    Bittersweet me – thankyou, I think so!!

  19. DJ Kirkby
    Nov 18, 2007

    Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 19, 2007

    dj kirkby – Thankyou! And yeh, I know!! (tis cos they’ve got them listed alphabetically, its useful being an “A” sometimes!).

  21. Lucy Felthouse
    Nov 19, 2007

    Hehe… maybe now’s the time for me to pose for you then? 😉

  22. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 20, 2007

    Lucy – Bloody Hell!!!!! That’s what it took then, was it, for you to get your kit off for me!!!!??? WOW!!!! Ok then……whenever you’re ready lady!!

  23. having my cake
    Nov 20, 2007

    ^^^^^
    Wot they all said! Well Done That Woman!!

  24. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 21, 2007

    Having my cake – Thankyou!!

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