Month: August 2012

Pendants

A loooong trip this weekend from Cumbria to Newmarket, Suffolk to attend an event for the benefits of the youngstock, cousins and equally obsessed youngstock friend…the UHH Hullabaloo. In ordinary mortal Parlance (whispers) a model horse convention… but it’s good they have a hobby! So I took a break from preparing for C-Art, Cumbria’s Open Studio event, to make a…

It Looks Quite Different

“Noticed” Once I photograph a painting or drawing, it actually looks quite different to my eye in a small digital image to what I am seeing when I’m working on it. This is like the little tricks of holding your painting upside down, or offering it to the mirror (love that phrase “offering up the shelf to the wall”, as…

The Lemon Tree

After returning from a magical Olympic Trip in London (650 miles driven all told) its back to Earth and preparing for C-Art, Cumbria’s Open Studio event this year. I am open Weds to Sun inclusive during both weeks 12 noon until 5pm each day. Not Thursday ’til Sunday as it says in the brochure! There’ll be flapjacks and fresh coffee…

CSI @ She Just Popped

She Just Popped CSI in action again. “She was such a bubbly character,” beside the waterfall. She “just popped” according to witnesses, and CSI are called in to analyse and examine the residue clues. I posted this is we make the long journey from our tiny village in Cumbria to the Olympics in London! I should have brought the But…