That initial thought 💭 that leads to a new body of work. Often a struggle - always a struggle - you grasp at an idea and it doesn’t always go the way you thought it would. I’ve spent (wasted) the past few weeks trying to master gelli plate printing- after several attempts and watching many …
Where to now?
It is that time -following a big project, time to reflect, time to assess. There is a goal post for next year - in May- June 2023 a group exhibition with five colleagues from Digswell Arts. But where to start? We have a three word theme to respond to : Time Traces Transformation. Some ideas …
Childhood Memories…or are they?
The idea that our memories of childhood or even recent events are as they seem or are they post memory -an interpretation based on our own experience of events mixed in with other influences such as recounted memories from others, photographs or similar incidents...... I am working on a project with the group 'memento collective' …
I blinked – it’s October ?
A visit to Cornwall and back in the studio, inspired to start painting again. https://videopress.com/v/7x1hZHhx?preloadContent=metadata
My studio now painted white reflects the wonderful light through my two windows.in the final post image.
March 4 POTD : Dreamy
Seadream Mixed Media 39.5" x 20" Sea dream, water laps softly swishing over the pebbles, back and forth mesmeric, calming, whispering voices, hush March 4 POTD Wordless Wednesday
Biscuit Factory : Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition
I am delighted to have my mixed media work 'Across' showing at this event. 'Across' is one of a series of mixed media works which are inspired by landscape and man made elements, abstracted and juxtaposed to create imaginary ‘impossible landscapes’ inspired by and in response to panoramic distorted images of the land and sea …
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April Events- Update.
a still taken from time lapse video footage April is a busy month for me Today ( April 8th) is the start of The Hertford Arts Trail. My work is exhibited in Hertford House Fore Street Hertford. Where you can view my time lapse videos and stills illustrating the passage of time. The Arts Trail …
Thin places : An exhibition of work with Gill Ayre and Caryl Beach
Thin Places: An exhibition of work by Gill Ayre and Caryl Beach The Wynd Gallery, The Wynd, Letchworth, Herts SG6 3EN Gallery Open Tuesday - Saturday 10-5. http://www.wyndgallery.co.uk 13th– 20thOctober 2018 Opens Saturday 13thOctober 2018, Private View 2 – 5pm Thin Places are places where the veil between the temporal and the spiritual worlds are tissue-thin, and …
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Time and Tide sadly packed away for now……..
Just to thank you for coming along to Courtyard Arts and hope you enjoyed our exhibition 'time and tide' Cathy and I were delighted at how the work came together and the reaction we received from visitors. We already have some ideas for a future collaboration that have stemmed from our pebble project and the outcomes …
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Time and Tide at Courtyard Arts Continues…..
Time and Tide continues........ we have had some amazing comments during the exhibition! Still time to visit the exhibition continues until Saturday 23 rd June Gallery opens Tue- Sat 10-4 pm
Time and Tide – Exhibition with Caryl Beach and Cathy Smale- Save the date.
PV Thursday May 31st 7-9 pm. Time and Tide Caryl Beach - Cathy Smale Digswell Fellows, Caryl Beach and Cathy Smale have been brought together in this collaboration through their love of seascapes and a fascination of the beach pebbles found on our shores worn away over millions of years, each unique from …
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Just browsing through a web site set up fourteen years ago revealed old themes that resonate today in current work in progress.....how time flies..... http://www.pbase.com/inparallel/caryl_beach_main_gallery
Gazing through the window……..
As I sat gazing through the window, on the morning of my birthday, in wonderment of the sun rising in front of me on the horizon watching the waves powering onto the shingle beach, I briefly mused on the idea of time passing (another year older) and my horizon moving with me wherever I go never …
December – It’s snowing on WordPress!
Just returned from an amazing 10 days in Cornwall. My brain is bombarded with imagery of landscape and art. The Chance into Abstraction 3 day workshop was so inspiring. Ian Robertson led the workshop and it was all I had hoped for. You can view his work here: http://www.robertson-wardman.co.uk The Robyn Denny exhibition was also amazing …
‘Impossible Landscapes’ Extended until July 29th!
Open Studios was a great success with over 300 visitors a record attendance!. We raised £307.00 plus gift aid for Isabel Hospice through donations for the teas and cakes. The local school, St Johns entered our competition for art work from the pupils- some great work from the children. Just to let you know we …
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Opaque ? peeling away the layers in the landscape.
As an artist inspired by the landscape I am especially interested in capturing images that are often overlooked because they are hidden by a veil of overwhelming information that is beyond the vision and comprehension of the human eye. The landscape is overwhelming for me and my way of honing in on the detail is …
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In love with the land scape
Digswell Arts 60th Anniversary
The Digswell Arts Trust was founded in 1957 by Henry Morris, the revolutionary educationalist, and inaugurated by Lady Mountbatten on 29th May 1959. Morris was a great enthusiast for the arts, and had been appointed to the Ministry of Town and Country Planning to advise on the cultural and leisure arrangements in the recently designated …
60th Anniversary Open Studios – DIGSWELL ARTS
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Dense-weekly photo challenge.
Panoramic photos creating distorted images of the landscape, the inspiration for my mixed media work. Is it a question of how we each perceive the landscape and infact everything we experience everyday? Dense
The Forge Open Studios 2017- 60th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Press Release 60th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION The Forge Open Studios 2017 6th & 7th May 11am - 4 pm Digswell Arts, a thriving artists’ community based in the heart of Digswell on the site of the old forge, is opening its doors to the public for its 60th Anniversary Showcase which will include work by studio …
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Playing with paint – taster sessions in mixed media
This year I have set myself some new challenges, and as part of Open Studios this year at The Forge Digswell there will be short taster sessions available in my own studio, a chance to play with paint and mixed media using my materials and techniques. Aimed at people who believe that they cannot paint or draw- …
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Work in progress February 2017
At last I have been able to return to the studio after a prolonged Christmas break...life gets in the way sometimes and although much of it is pleasurable there comes a time when I yearn to be back in my retreat at The Forge and creating again. I have re visited some canvasses and started …
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