Mike Cheetham – Shoreham Galleries January guest artist.

Mike Cheetham Mike is a young 80 years old and lives, in Hurstpierpoint. He painted in a variety of media as well as sculpting for more than 25 years before focusing on sculpture after attending a short course with Helen-Mary Skelton at Streat. Her late father was the well-known professional sculptor John Skelton. Mike has been producing a collection of sculptures at the Skelton Studios’ as well a...Read More

Using Powertex to create mixed media artwork

Mixed Media with Powertex Powertex was developed as a liquid fabric hardener but can be used to create mixed media work including paintings, sculpture and jewellery. Wet Powertex can be sprayed or painted with bister (walnut ink) sprays and heated to form crackle effects. Stone effect combines the adhesion of the Powertex medium with Stone Art paper particles to build up convincing textures. Once ...Read More

Material Matters: A Profile of Neil Wilkinson

I met Adur Art Collective member Neil Wilkinson at the Creative Buzz at West Street Loft. A Shoreham-based sculptor, he has exhibited across East and West Sussex. 2016 has been a busy year for him, with shows at Brighton Open Houses, the Adur Art Trail and the Arundel Gallery Trail. We had a brief chat and I wanted to find out more about him. I’m always interested to see what other artists are doi...Read More

Scaling up the” Marlinspike”

In creation for 2017 is a large version of my  metal resin cast sculpture “Marlinspike”, named after the rope making tools used in the rope industry in Shoreham. Examples can be seen in the Marlipins Museum. To know more about the  process of casting sculpture join my sculpture courses in Shoreham-by-Sea. See

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