Just some of the work made at home by members of both Still Life groups, between March 2020 and September 2021. Thanks to everyone who kept going, and to the artists whose seemingly boundless creativity and inspiration never faltered. We salute you!
Author Archives: The Escape Artists (North Wales)
This week in Conwy – felting a landscape
Still Life Rhos on Sea
We are now meeting in Colwyn Bay Cricket Club’s Clubhouse, Penrhyn Avenue, on Friday mornings from 11am to 1pm. If you are interested in joining our group, please email email@example.com or use the contact form at the bottom of this page. Supported by the Gwynt Y Mor and Rhyl Flats funds, and in the footsteps of ourContinue reading “Still Life Rhos on Sea”
Still Life Conwy
Our Conwy Still Life group is fully up and running from 2pm to 4pm every Thursday in St Mary’s Church Hall, Conwy. Everyone taking part – including the group organiser and workshop artists – has been bereaved, and we have a shared experience of how that feels. This isn’t art therapy, and we aren’tContinue reading “Still Life Conwy”
We’re back – and making art to music!
It’s been a long time coming but The Escape Artists’ groups are back in business after 18 months of working at it from home And we’ve been mixing media with two weeks of painting inspired by music. Ever tried dancing and painting at the same time? We have! Our Conwy group i currently at capacityContinue reading “We’re back – and making art to music!”
Here’s one we made earlier…
We have been keeping busy and creative as we look forward to meeting again. Chrissie has created a fabulous dress using old – or should that be pre-loved – denim jeans. (This was how Biba started! Watch this space!) Beth has been inspired to have a go at rubbing pastel chalks over wallpaper using andContinue reading “Here’s one we made earlier…”
What is it about paper boats that makes them so satisfying? Nostalgia? Maybe… Thanks to Sian’s guide to the art we have been turning out a stylish flotilla of little boats. First in was Bethan’s, complete with authentic seashore finds and the boat’s crew fashioned from plasticine! Next in the fleet came Rachel’s jaunty craftContinue reading “Boats ahoy!”
Escaping is the not – so-hidden theme for our poetry illustration this month,. What with everything that’s going on in the world a week marooned on a desert island – no masks, no food shortages and the isolation without the pings ? What’s not to love? Beth was straight off to a blue lagoon somewhereContinue reading “Treasured islands…”
Everything’s coming up roses, daisies and goodness knows what in the gardens – and the same is true for us after Ruth asked us to look at flowers in the same way artist Georgia O’Keefe did. Below are our floral tributes to the flowers in our gardens, allotments, wayside verges… As you can see- theContinue reading “Flower Power”
Spheres of influence
Salvador Dali’s Galatea of the Spheres was this week’s inspirational famous painting, chosen by Sue. The 1952 work of art was something of a love letter from Dali to his wife Gala who managed all his affairs so that Dali could paint. First to float in were Rachel and Beth’s circular confections, coincidentally conjured fromContinue reading “Spheres of influence”