Forest Path Painting

path through Forest of Dean

Just finished a painting for our gorgeous friend Nic xx Happy 30th xx  

Newent Community School Art Exhibition 2015

AS Level photography

An invitation to all our friends and family,  This years Art Exhibition is from 4-8:30pm Thurday 9th July. Everyone is welcome. Pimms, Hog Roast and a fantastic celebration of  KS3, GCSE, and A Level Art work. Photography by Katie Hart AS Level.

May Hill inspirations

Our Year 12 Fine Art students showcased their artwork recently at May Hill’s Celebration day on June 13th. Students were invited by organiser Anne Charnock to submit work inspired by May Hill to be displayed alongside professional local artists. Visitors were impressed by the superb standard of art work from Newent’s outstanding art department. The … Continue reading

Exploring the outside world again.

As the warmer weather comes in, we started exploring the outside world again. Discovering a sense of place, above are Miriam’s responses and below are mine. Bex xx

Sketchbook Inchies

Some of the doodles have developed into little inchie landscape things. And I’m off into making landscape collagraphs again. I love how one idea creates a catalyst for the next. Miriam.

Green things growing….. hello Spring!

Green things growing…. hello Spring! “Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.” –  The Gospel According To Zen

DNA doodle

Started by printing my fingers, using an ink pad.  Then added the blue stripes on the left. the fingerprints resisted the blue indian ink and has left a lighter line around each fingerprint edge. Don’t know how or why but I’m liking the effect! In my mind, the page started to resemble a DNA sample, so I pushed the … Continue reading

Hey Lumpy! Where’s the blogging? xx

Missing you.

Which way should I develop my glass beads?

I need your help…..I’m trying to put a small collection together for the New Leaf Gallery Shop in Monmouth, http://newleafgallery.co.uk/ which way should I develop my glass beads??? Towards summery meadows… or towards the sea… I’m having a bit of a creative wobble….love the sea beads, but do you think they’ll sell in Monmouth??? Love the meadow beads … Continue reading

Copper Fish with lampworked beads

The copper fish is based on a herring! Below are some little mono prints I did as a quick study of their shapes….. It took nearly 2 lunchtimes to make, down in the DT dept with lovely Nic Wood helping me. Started by heating a scrap of copper till it was glowing red with a blow torch, cooling … Continue reading