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A Gathering of Flowers

For the past few months I have been working on putting together an art exhibition in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society Wisley Garden herbarium (https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/conserving-garden-plants/rhs-herbarium/collections-in-the-rhs-herbarium).  The idea for this first came to me almost 2 years ago when purely by … Continue reading

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Dabbling with Daubing – Day One

So after much umm-ing and ahh-ing I have finally got my act together and begun my first painting for a very long time.  So as to make things even more challenging for myself I have decided that it should be … Continue reading

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Dabbling with Daubing

Some years ago I decided that I wanted to be an artist.  As it had been many years since I had actually done any serious “Art” I enrolled on a City and Guilds Life Drawing class.  It took few sessions … Continue reading

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Worth the “Journey”

It’s no secret that I do like to visit exhibitions and that very often I find those that showcase the work of ‘ordinary’ people more interesting than the well publicised ‘blockbuster’ shows which are the regular fare of the larger … Continue reading

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Artful Graffitti

Street Art often can be controversal and in the mind of many people it is seen as vandalism, but Street Art is more than the random spraying of paint on other folks walls.  Personally I love the imagination and artistry … Continue reading

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Joining in again

I’ve been joining in again!  Hot on the heels of the submissions I made for exhibition call outs earlier this year I have been busy making work for two more projects. The first of these is the Button Project, a … Continue reading

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More sketchbooking…

I seem to be turning into a ‘workshop junkie’ recently.  Since October I have done three fabulous online creative courses (see my previous posts about these) and today I went on a one day workshop at The Textile Space near … Continue reading

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