Most of my work is based on botanic subjects. The plant kingdom is a rich source of intriguing shapes and colours which surprise and delight the eye.
When my wife became ill, I had to find a new hobby that I could pursue indoors. I have always had an interest in art of some form or another (I previously did woodturning), and this was how my pyrography journey began.
The stone is the dominant force and inspiration in Rachael’s work and different stones unconsciously produce their own particular style of work.
Sue Jones will be sharing some work and exhibits following her inspiring Colourious textile holiday to Jaipur, India. 22nd-31st January 2019, free entry. More information
I like a big project and next year I’ve got one – I’ve been asked to paint four landscapes for the Horsham District Year of Culture and exhibit them during a solo show in September. So far we’ve chosen the four views, I’ve met some lovely people, been scared by a lot of cows and finally produced some sketches. Read on for the full story.
My ceramic work is mostly centred around the vessel form, although I also enjoy making flat wall pieces and jewellery. As an Art teacher for many years, specialising in ceramics, I find much of my inspiration came from the research that is necessary when delivering the Art GCSE and A level syllabus.
Textile artist Lara Sparks will be presenting her ‘London Landmarks’ lampshades & cushions collection at Shoreham Art Gallery in November 2018.
Lara says: “From my ‘Printed Stitch’ collection. I have produced a detailed embroidery and then had it screen printed onto linen. I then give each
David Bathurst, popular local author of several Sussex walking guides, will be signing copies of his latest book ‘The Great Walks of Sussex’ at Shoreham
Nick – “We want you to paint an image to encapsulate the whole of the districts landscape; we live in a fantastic, beautiful area with towns and villages and saxon churches, bluebell woods and rolling hills, we have rivers and lakes, valleys and castles, breathtaking sunsets – we want you to paint that, all of that”
Me – “In one picture?”
Nick “No – we want four pictures
From my Blog post all about my big project http://sduffieldart.co.uk/section859169_359071.html