What a beautiful day to launch a new collection! At 10am this morning, my Woodland collection goes live in my online shop. I’ve been working so hard over the past few weeks to get all the pieces photographed and online (as well as in print) and I can honestly say, I’m knackered! But I thought I’d sit down this morning and tell you about another facet to the collection that has nothing to do with jewellery and everything to do with trees, oaks in particular.
I discovered the artist Stuart Haygarth a few years ago when I saw his piece entitled ‘Tide’ at the Usher Gallery in Lincoln. Suspended from the ceiling, a huge sphere is made up clear and translucent objects (mainly plastics), that the tide washed up on a specific stretch of Kent coastline. The sphere of the […]
Way back when I used to blog on a daily basis – this was a long time ago – I used to do themed posts for each day of the week. I reserved Friday for my favourite finds – things from other makers that I absolutely loved. It was a means of promoting my own work and that of other makers I admired. This is the first in a series of weekly posts.
Sometimes when I’m feeling a bit crap and that annoying sense of self deprecation starts creeping in, I hunt out work by other artists and makers that I love and read what they have to say about their practice. It makes me feel instantly better knowing that there are so many like minded people out […]
Artist Mel Davis is joined by jewellery and metal artists Emma White, Charlotte Whitmore, Helena Russell and Evie Milo. Opening night is Friday 2nd November. Join us between 6-9pm to celebrate the 50th exhibition in the Sunny Bank Mills Gallery. Every Picture Tells a Story features new work from Mel Davies, Emma White, Charlotte Whitmore, […]