Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stitched Up and Disappointed

Back in 2013 I visited the bi-annual embroidery and textile art exhibition at Ramster Gardens in Surrey.  Yesterday I visited the 2015 exhibition.  I seem to remember having mixed feelings about the 2013 show and this year’s exhibition only served … Continue reading

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Art as a way of life

Moody skies behind Tate Modern I first became aware of Sonia Delaunay as an art student and it was her whole life approach to her work which I found appealing, so when I realised that Tate Modern were to be … Continue reading

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Jack

Some time ago (may be as far back as 2012 or 2013) I posted a short tutorial about how to make a simple 3 colour reduction linocut.  I am going to repeat some of that information here when I explain … Continue reading

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Art and Artefacts

Last summer I wrote a short piece about one of the oddest collections I have ever come across – The Brooking National Collection.  This is the life work of architectural enthusiast and eccentric, Charles Brooking and currently comprises some 500,000 … Continue reading

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