Tag Archives: Artists

Women artists I love

A number of my favourite artists happen to be women as well so I thought I would write a post about them and their work. As always, there might be a bit of a bias towards the depiction of birds … Continue reading

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Night time scene by Charley Harper

He seems to be everywhere at the moment, which sometimes makes you stop looking at someone’s work, but thanks to http://shelleysdavies.com/ I came across this brilliant Desert Nightscape by Charley Harper.

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Its an old one but its a good one!

I love this beautiful watercolour of the Bass Rock by John Sell Cotman – it is an artistic ambition of mine to get out there one day to see all the gannets. The Rock is a bit whiter now than … Continue reading

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Lovely Scandinavian fabrics…

I love this beautiful fabric design of starlings in a cherry tree!

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Escher’s birds…

A selection of bird designs by MC Escher.

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Masterful monotypes

I was excited to come across the work of R J Lloyd, a ceramicist who illustrated a number of Ted Hughes books with some fantastic trace monotypes – a technique I love and have recently been passing onto my students. … Continue reading

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Further inspiration…

One thing I really enjoy about teaching is the fact that you get to spend lots of time trawling through images to use for classes. While doing this I came across this fantastic wallpaper design by one of my favourite … Continue reading

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