And here we are at artweeks

After what seems like months of build up this weekend signaled the end of the wait and the beginning of my first time exhibiting as part of Oxfordshire Artweeks. I joined 17 other artists in exhibiting over the weekend at Appleton Village Hall. Should we have a look around? My friend & the finest sculptural Read more about And here we are at artweeks[…]

In which my succulents are happy but I have stuff to do

Rejoice! The bank holiday is nearly upon us (and you cannot be grumpy with a 4 day working week) although the weather in Oxfordshire continues to be confused (we had warm springlike days last week and then snow on Monday night). This is balanced out however by the windowsill succulents who as well as having Read more about In which my succulents are happy but I have stuff to do[…]

Progress report

So whilst still trying to figure out the correct size for a few remaining panels for artweeks I have been working on leading a couple of dragonflies (this as you may remeber was a commission, a copy on a previous design of mine but in a different colourway for a friend and while this needs Read more about Progress report[…]

Mid week glass treats

On Wednesday this week I took a stroll on my lunch hour to meet up with Trish and head to Art Jericho, to see a fantastic exhibition called The Magic of Trees which featured beautiful glass sculptures by Helen Slater as well as paintings by Rose-Marie Caldecott and Photographs by Ben Ramos and Jenny Blyth. Read more about Mid week glass treats[…]

Super Saturday

This Sat was a bit of a packed one, we had to be in Appleton for half past ten to meet my fellow artweeks artists & see the spaces we’d been allocated. Meeting all the other artists was great, they are a really talented lot & I’m now even more excited to be showing some Read more about Super Saturday[…]

A tale of two fishes (and a mermaid)

Bob the fish has arrived and is now happily settled to the side of my desk (perfect dark corner for him and I get to see him without loosing any precious desk space). When he first arrived he didn’t have anything to play with in his tank so as well as getting a filter to Read more about A tale of two fishes (and a mermaid)[…]

Let there be light

I’ve been feeling a little low this week, some work stuff and generally just the weather being a bit rubbish meant I wasn’t my usual happy self. This was turned around this weekend though by some good times with friends & family and some bright additions to my studio space. First of all this lamp Read more about Let there be light[…]

Back from the Kiln – not quite right

I was so excited when I sent my moth wings to be fired, after working through the design I was really pleased with the painted wings. I just had enough time to do a small suncatcher (below) to use up my paint & then it was time to say goodbye to my pieces as they Read more about Back from the Kiln – not quite right[…]