Sunday 24 October 2010

Art Stitches

This week I have some of my art work on display at The One Elm in Stratford-Upon -Avon.
The event is called The Roaming gallery and a selection of artists will have work on display on Thursday 28th October from 5.00pm until 11.00pm.
The event is being organized by Ginger The Art Of Print you can find out more about the event here
I will have a few textile art works and art brooches available to buy.

If you have time do pop over to Gina's blog she has photo's of a quilt my Mum -in-law has nearly completed and also news of a very interesting lace art project she is working on about continuity and connectivity.

I have still been working on exhibition pieces, mainly working in my sketch book and with half term this week, I will endeavour to experiment with my paints.
Those of you in the UK may be interested in the series The Genius Of British Art, on tonight, which is called 'Visions of England' and focuses on landscape, can't wait to watch it!
I hope you have a good week.
M x

Saturday 16 October 2010

Monday 11 October 2010

"When The Leaves Become The Sun"

I did not manage to get to London at the weekend ,so missed The Knitting & Stitching Show.
Luckily one of my blog friends did go Sharne and she took lots of photo's including one of my brooches on the Embroiderers Guild stand.
Thanks so much Sharne.x

The leaves are turning beautiful shades of gold and red, like the trees are dressed in splendid royal gowns.
The low Autumn sun has been the inspiration for this miniature stitched landscape and also a painting I am working on at the moment.
I hope your enjoying the colours of Autumn.

Wednesday 6 October 2010

Stitch Magazine

If you buy this months Embroiderers Guild magazine Stitch, you will find my wearable art "Still Life" brooches. Here is the link to discover whats inside
I hope you like them, they are wonderful to make using up all those small scraps of lace and fabric you can't bare to throw away, treasured in your own art piece.

I have managed to set up my display of art landscape brooches at The Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry this week.
They have glass units to display local artists work for a three month period, it's a lovely shop,spacious and modern in the centre of the gallery.
I am always inspired after my visit and The Herbert has an interesting collection of old masters including work by Lowery,Robert Polehill Bevan and a painting by Paul Nash "The Stackyard", which I love.
So I have been working intensely in my sketch book, trying to capture the changing season's colours and light. Filling each page with line drawings and pastel sketches.

Anyone planning a trip to The Knitting & Stitching Show?
 A friend and I hope we can take an early train down to London Saturday morning, well that is the plan, if I'm not too exhausted with all the stitching and painting I have been working on this week!