Ceramics craft and Fine art: Fiona Byrne-Sutton

What do you see in this featured photo of one set of Fiona’s ceramic works?  (My answers at bottom of this post). Here’s a brief taster of an article in Craft Scotland – full version here. she’d like her work to be on show at the new V&A in Dundee, Scotland (currently being built) she makes freestanding ceramic assemblages very influenced by medieval art in … Continue reading Ceramics craft and Fine art: Fiona Byrne-Sutton

Linocut, Canals and Genealogy – Eric Gaskell

I just came across the work of this artist and linocut maker – he makes very English landscape views – churches and canals.  Also, coloured prints and paintings of still life, viewable on his website:   http://www.egdesign.co.uk/ http://www.canalprints.co.uk/hiRes/colourfulLock.htm Here’s the video (of still photos) showing the many processes which went into the making of this print: He also produces still-lifes:   and a range of landscapes here, … Continue reading Linocut, Canals and Genealogy – Eric Gaskell

Loyalty and Kindness – Drawn IN (Carole Bury)

  http://cheltenhamgroupartists.org/gallery_657235.html#photos_id=13772077   Both a beautiful statement and illustration, by artist Carole Bury.  You can see more of her work on her website http://www.carolebury.com.  She works through fine art, paper, textiles, drawings, often with the subject of birds and flight and associated emotions of joy and release. “As my pencils and charcoal dance and skitter over the paper I sense I am releasing the secrets … Continue reading Loyalty and Kindness – Drawn IN (Carole Bury)

Everything connects

Magie Hollingworth pops up again (see former post on 2nd Feb), with another delightfully thought-inspiring short video. She trained in fine art, began making embroidered gifts for friends, developed tapestry design (which she finds “addictive”) and loves making papier mache as she hates throwing paper or anything out. Sitting surrounded by her studio, she is able to point out how her shaped recycled paper sculptures … Continue reading Everything connects