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FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : ANDREW COTTRELL

Wiltshire-based artist Andrew Cottrell is known for his landscapes of the South West, where he has lived most of this life. "Avebury Stones" "What inspired you to specialise in landscape painting?" I am inspired by colour, light and texture whether it’s in a landscape, cityscapes or seascapes...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : SUCHETA ROSE

"Windsor Tree Series (After the Rain)" "Tell us more about your inspirations, in particular trees that feature strongly in your work". I draw a lot of inspiration from my walks and paint from photos that I take. Berkshire is home to the Windsor Great Park which has...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: HAZEL MCNAB

"Porthmoina Cove" "What makes a good composition for a linocut?" I’m an Artist/Printmaker and I mainly work in reduction linocuts, I use the same piece of lino and cut away each colour after I’ve printed that layer. When you’ve finished there’s hardly anything left on the...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : PETER LAWRENCE

"Nature's Doorway 11" Can you tell us about what inspires your watercolours and how you go about creating them? Most of my painting is done in the studio using photographs, my own and from the Web, as reference material.  My watercolours tend to be bold and I...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : FABRIZIA COSTA

"Fabriza Costa 1" What is the ethos behind your photographic work? I’m deeply interested in people. I’m interested in observing people and their interaction with the environment (as in my street photography), and I'm also interested in working with people to bring them into an image...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : COLIN HARROW

"Wells Cathedral" Can you tell us more about yourself and your practice; it's influences and your preferred media?  Although my background is journalism I have always been interested in art and after I retired as Managing Editor of a large national newspapers group I moved to...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ALAN OVERTON

'The River House Cafe' "What subjects and themes do you find inspirational?"  I usually find the play of light and shade to be the initial inspiration for a painting.Often the effect or quality of light can transform an apparently mundane scene into an exciting one. I'm...