Monthly Archives: January 2013

Being Part of It

As an artist, most of the time I am thinking about making work suitable for exhibiting either solo or with a group.  The type of work produced is normally left up to me in terms of size, style, medium etc … Continue reading

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The Drawing Thread

For the past two weeks I have been busy taking part in another online workshop with Dionne Swift (wwwwww.dionneswift.co.uk), this time it was Drawing for Textiles.  As with the previous two workshops I have done with Dionne the programme is … Continue reading

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Turner – artist, tourist and romantic

I do so enjoy seeing a good exhibition and during the course of a typical year I see a large number of exhibitions of art and craft in all media ranging from blockbuster shows in major London galleries to smaller … Continue reading

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Silky Smooth and Snowy White

The past few days has seen the south of England covered in snow and it was beginning to look a bit touch and go as to whether a long-planned trip to Whitchurch Silk Mill ((http://whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk) in Hampshire with my friend … Continue reading

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High Art and Low Art – part two

In a previous post I spoke about a visit to Pallant House Gallery (www.pallanthouse.org.uk) where I saw the recent Peter Blake exhibition.  I visit Pallant House several times a year (I am a ‘Friend’ so get in for free) and … Continue reading

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High Art and Low Art – part one

Today I had some time to kill while waiting for my daughter who was having a university interview.  What to do in Chichester on a wet and cold January day?  How about looking at some ART? First stop was the … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts lives on

A few months ago I was lucky enough to get to see a small exhibition at the William Morris Gallery by the Society of Designer Craftsmen, I was really impressed by the standard or craftsmanship and the imagination and thought … Continue reading

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