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Workshop- Painting with Earth pigments.

Yesterday I went to a workshop run by artist, Pete Ward, in conjunction with the Soil-Culture Exhibition at Plymouth University Gallery. It was about painting with earth pigments. I was keen to get a greater insight on the processes involved … Continue reading

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Exhibition- Soil Culture.

My visit to this exhibition – Soil Culture at the Peninsula Art Gallery on the Plymouth University Campus, was an opportunist visit when I took my son back to University after the Easter break. Earth – mud – dirt – … Continue reading

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Exhibition- Arboretum

Arboretum- The art of trees; Arborealists and other artists at The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol (viewed on 3/3/15). This exhibition is an exploration of the art of the tree from multiple viewpoints through the work of 30 contemporary … Continue reading

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Exhibition that features Installation- John Newling’s ‘Ecologies of Value’ at Nottingham Contemporary 2013.

The artist I have chosen to talk about is John Newling, who I have come across recently. His work resonates for me in particular for his use of plant material in his work. The exhibition I’m going to talk about … Continue reading

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Mucking about……..mark making.

I felt I needed to get some paints out and just play. Not wanting to get too precious I took a board that I had previously worked on (several times!!). I was using oil sticks on a surface that had … Continue reading

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Drawings in Mud.

This drawing in mud came about as a result of trying to make a drawing from my Willow form in a turnip planter. I started to think about the structure of the form and the layering of lines of willow … Continue reading

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