Wigpool 2015 – photos for inspiration

This is just up the road and around the corner from me – wigpool nov 2015 The light was stunning on Saturday – just need to get the canvases prepared now. Miriam.

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

Be Happinatious!

Happy New Year. Our new year’s resolutions are simply this: swear less make more mess work with wood make lots of nice homey nesty stuff play at printing be happinatious

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

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

Photography Exhibition: Fran Sinclair

Fran has been an absolute inspiration to Miriam and myself, encouraging us with this blog and generally being a jolly good egg! Looking forways to these light delights…… Follow the the link below for directions and venue info.  Bex x http://lansdownhall.org/gallery.html  

3 little things

Yay – the significance of the number 3. Here are 3 little things that have caught my eye in my art room this week. Above is a close up oil pastel thingy of some kind of exotic animal.   And this is what I do with my tights when I get tied up in a knot!Not! … Continue reading