Blwyddyn Newydd Da …. Happy New Year!

Well, here we are at the end of an unforgettable year with so much to be celebrated. We’re raising a virtual glass  to everyone who took part in Still Life in 2020. Colourful abstract paintings were a Technicolor shot in the arm (and one that didn’t need to be deep frozen!)  Embracing self-portraiture in drawingContinue reading “Blwyddyn Newydd Da …. Happy New Year!”

Hey! Wait a minute Mr Postman…

Who can resist a handmade card? Not when they are are as Christmassy as these! As the first commercial Christmas card, from 1843, goes on sale for around $25,000, we have created priceless – and very individual versions. These future collectables have been made by Rachel (top row) and in her trademark blue; a rainbowContinue reading “Hey! Wait a minute Mr Postman…”

Santa’s little helpers

Where would the man in the red coat and big bushy beard be without these little fellas to help with his worldwide delivery service? We welcome Cath’s little elf into the fold- arriving, just in the nick of time on Christmas Eve! Your very good ‘elf! STOP PRESS- A little late to the party isContinue reading “Santa’s little helpers”

Deck the halls….

No limp tinsel and floppy paper chains for us this year – we’re taking it to the max with handmade paper garlands, inspired by ace paper-cutter, Chloe. Everyone’s got a unique take on favourite Christmas motifs. Rachel’s gone for The Holly and the Ivy wreath, Trish has Hark the Herald Angels singing, and Chrissie’s UnderneathContinue reading “Deck the halls….”