Monthly Archives: November 2011

Life drawing… in Glorious Technicolor

Last night I faced the night-time winds with my paint box in hand and went, for the first time in some years, to a life drawing class in the local village hall. Three hours of complete absorption. Like a kind of meditation I was reminded … Continue reading

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THE CHROMATIC SKYSCAPE – It’s good to look up sometimes…… and down

A sharp contrast between a true sky blue and a orange-lime tree leaf meet the eye when you look up towards the heavens on a day like today. It reminds me how rarely we take the time to look straight … Continue reading

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It’s all in the Detail….

                                 

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The Mantelpiece….

The last few weeks have been quite busy to say the least… I’m sorry not to have posted sooner about THE MANTELPIECE Exhibition which took place in Bath during November. A good friend, and deeply creative soul, Kerry Curtis has … Continue reading

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Photographs of THE ARCHITECTURE OF CLOTH, COLOUR AND SPACE

After such a long period of preparation and anticipation my exhibition finally opened on Friday evening. We gathered in the beautiful market town of Ruthin in North Wales, put our colours on and walked down the hill. I realise that … Continue reading

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Sneak preview two… The most beautiful couch in the world by Kristian Stringer

   

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Sneak Preview….. The Architecture of Cloth, Colour and Space

I shouldn’t really do this but I can’t help sharing a sneak preview of the show in Wales. We had a long day yesterday beginning to hang the show… very exciting. A huge and beautiful space. Full images will follow … Continue reading

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Colour of the Moment – Rosehip Red

Late this afternoon I stepped out into the brisk air and went to pick rosehips for rosehip jelly. The sun was shimmering on the horizon and there was an extraordinary crispness in the atmosphere. The hedgerows were full of bounty. Blue-black … Continue reading

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IKAT COLLECTION – New Designs…

I’m pleased to show you some new furnishing fabrics from my IKAT COLLECTION. Star Ikat, Broadstripe Ikat, Misty Ikat, Feather Ikat and Vortex (which you have already seen). I just got these samples and am so happy with them. Cushions … Continue reading

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Colour (combination) of the Moment – Black and White

While working late into the night yesterday getting ready for my exhibition next week I put the movie SHALL WE DANCE on in the background to keep me awake. It certainly did the trick… especially when Ginger came galloping on the screen … Continue reading

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