Helena Tarn Art

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  • Captivating Spaces: How Abstract Art Transforms Your Home’s Aesthetics

    Captivating Spaces: How Abstract Art Transforms Your Home’s Aesthetics

    Abstract art has the power to transform your home into a striking, stylish and contemporary living space, no matter what your home aesthetic. As a UK-based abstract artist, I’ve witnessed firsthand how abstract art can elevate the aesthetics of any living area. It can turn a bland, boring, ‘meh’ room, into a stunning, über cool…


  • Wildflowers Gone Wild: An Abstract Artist’s Inspiration.

    Wildflowers Gone Wild: An Abstract Artist’s Inspiration.

    “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” Frances Hodgson Burnett


  • My Top 5 Tips For County Clare in Ireland

    My Top 5 Tips For County Clare in Ireland

    Have you ever been to County Clare on the west coast of Ireland? If not, what are you waiting for? Why go? The landscapes are spectacular and windswept, a magnet for surfers from around the globe, a real contrast to the magical lunar landscapes of the inlands. And with those iconic cliffs and a place…


  • I’m In A Magazine!!

    I’m In A Magazine!!

    It was definitely a pinch me moment walking into my local Sainsbury’s to buy the July edition of Ireland’s Homes, Interiors and Living magazine! I was page 42! Never in a million years would I have thought I’d have a full page spread in a leading interiors magazine. But, I’ve worked so hard the past…


  • Purple Fields and Pink Skies

    Purple Fields and Pink Skies

    As I’ve written previously, I wanted to write about some of the paintings and painters that inspire me. I am not an art historian, just an art lover. The views here are my own and I’m simply relating why I love a painting and how it relates to my own work and experiences. Hopefully it…


  • My Interview With Womenfolk!

    My Interview With Womenfolk!

    WOMENFOLK IS A CELEBRATION OF FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS IN DESIGN IN NORTHERN IRELAND.  THEY SEEK TO HIGHLIGHT THE EXISTING DESIGN COMMUNITY AS WELL AS ENCOURAGING AND INSPIRING THOSE THINKING OF STARTING UP THEIR OWN BUSINESS IN DESIGN. So I was thrilled to feature in their profile section along with other talented female creative entrepreneurs. Read below…


  • 11 Things I Always Have In My Art Studio

    11 Things I Always Have In My Art Studio

    Every artist is different when it comes to their studio essentials. Apart from the obvious painting supplies (which again varies drastically from painter to painter), there can be a wide difference in what we choose to surround ourselves within order to help our creative practice. For some, this includes some favourite tunes or podcasts to…


  • ‘Untamed’ Series Update

    ‘Untamed’ Series Update

    I wanted to share an update on my latest series of paintings ‘Untamed’. So far the collection is proving to be full of bold textures and vibrant, striking colours. If you’ve been following along on my Instagram page you will have seen a few sneak peeks of some of the paintings I’m working on. All…


  • Introducing The Untamed Series

    Introducing The Untamed Series

    “It looks like the beginning of the world, somehow: the sea looks older than in other places, the hills and rocks strange, and formed differently from other rocks and hills…The hill-tops are shattered into a thousand cragged fantastical shapes. The savage rock-sides are painted of a hundred colours. Does the sun ever shine here? When…


  • Buying Art As A Gift

    Buying Art As A Gift

    Art makes a wonderful gift to mark any occasion. It’s an incredibly personal present and a unique and thoughtful way to connect with loved ones and to show them how much they mean to you. Art gifts come in all shapes and sizes and can suit any budget. Art is a memorable, heartfelt gift and…