Exhibition at The Apple Store Gallery, Hereford

My work is currently on show at The Apple Store Gallery in Hereford as part of a group exhibition entitled Hereford Magna Carta and The Forest Law. This is a great little gallery and well worth the visit. Marion and David support local artists and students and display a rich array of work and techniques. … Continue reading

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

Happy meadow flowers

If nobody buys this – that’s fine cos I am really happy with it’s splashy hazy dance of marks. Had a good fun time painting it. Miriam. x

Bright days ahead

Here’s a new one painted over an old dull one. Will upload a better photo soon. The Easter Holidays are here, it’s freezing, my little primulas are struggling under a thinnish sheet of snow but there is promise ahead. I am feeling happy and enjoying painting – messing my kitchen up in the process. Be … Continue reading

Felting away – May Hill reigns!

So Bex is away on maternity leave and all set to pop! And I am lonely and lost without her – boohoo! I have been consoling myself by taking up my winter activity of anything to do with comfy wool – so the dry needle felting got a bit of a go today. Think I’m going to … Continue reading

Pictures at the Exhibition

  A quick trip to Taurus Crafts today to take some pics of the exhibition….the Conservatory room…. and a painting that seems to suit a rough stone wall….. ….that’s my boy!   Miriam.

Planet earrings and May Hill kilt pin.

Just a quick post….. These are a couple of pairs of earrings…. my very first :)… I’m so proud! Mum said they looked like little planets…. think they’ll be ‘planet’ earrings from now on. Heres a May Hill kilt pin- think I’m liking the bronze pin. Couldn’t post pics of them before, as they were … Continue reading

how to make a mess with ink and wax

I’ve been playing lots in the background while Bex has been growing and beading. I’m still working from the photos of May Hill – remember back to the horse rustling trip? Anyway maybe it’s because it grim and grey, wet and windy, cold and ….what else begins with curly ‘c’?? Cold and crap!!! All of … Continue reading

New necklaces

Made these last necklaces night….. These are on a sterling silver snake chain, with silver bits and pieces to fix it all together. Love playing with the different effects you can get with the french ivory glass. It reacts with silver leaf and you get these rock-like markings in the bead. I think it contrasts beautifully with the clear turquoise or … Continue reading