Category Archives: open studio

The Not so Recent Life of Squirrels 2

When  I first posted about art works using squirrels  (I also included my own!) I  was ignorant  of a long history of squirrels being featured in art work, of humans’ obsessions with these little  animals and  keeping then as pets. … Continue reading

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Bed Posts 2

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The subject matter of beds seems to have broad attraction! A photographer friend, Cathy Cooper,, likes neatly made beds, so different from the images  of the unmade beds in my previous bed post- those of  Tracey Emin, Tammy Rae … Continue reading


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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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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New studio

I finally made it to my new studio  last week  and set up for the first time.  It is small but perfectly formed for my needs. The light is very good and I have it all to myself – I … Continue reading

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