Author Archives: diane gerrard

About diane gerrard

I am a visual artist and I work largely in painting and drawing.

The not so secret life of Squirrels.

Maurizio Cattelan I am intrigued by this  3D work of Maurizio Cattelan in which he has used a  stuffed squirrel   The use of  actual animals in art  rather than through artists’ depicting  them using  skill,  or interpretation,  has always … Continue reading

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Bed Posts

Bed Posts By chance I had been reading about artists have used unmade beds to illustrate their concepts. Initially I thought I would write about  a few who had caught my attention, however, after a little further research I found … Continue reading

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Financial Planning!

I keep my shopping receipts. I have  a clear out occasionally and  have thought about using them  to make paper mache sculpture,  perhaps one day!

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Developing Fine Art practice

For the past year  I have been following ( physically) a course  on Developing Fine Art Practice. I should have posted more about the course, as I have found it very helpful, but time is all!! Two thirds through the … Continue reading

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Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition 2015

my painting shown in the exhibition for the Sunday Times watercolour competition 2015

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Sunday Times watercolour exhibition

This painting has been accepted for the Sunday Time watercolour exhibition this September, and I am really pleased about that. click on the image to enlarge it.

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It’s been a long time….

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Hmm, it has been a long time since I posted. Well, my excuse is that just as my broken ankle and damaged tendon was healing, and my walking improving, I broke my wrist and vertebrae in another accident,  at the … Continue reading

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