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SUE O’ SULLIVAN : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

"Pansy" "In 'Pansy' you depict raindrops upon a flower's petals.  Can you tell us more about this technique?" This was the first time I had painted raindrops, but once I understood the technique I found the process quite addictive and practised many times! Its really about where...

JACKIE GALE : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Hope Cove "Tell us more about your practice, art background and current inspiration?" I’m a textile artist best known for my illustrative work which is filled with colour, light and often witty references. I also create abstract textural work showing my unique take on the natural...

LUBA ARNOLD LARNIE : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Dreamy Morning "Light is a central theme of your oil painting “Dreamy Morning “. How important are both light and coastal themes to your practice?"   I have always loved the sea and many of my paintings are of coastal landscapes featuring the ever changing shape...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : EVELYN BARTLETT

"Early Birds'" "What are the benefits and disadvantages of gouache as a medium?"Gouache loves paper and paper loves gouache! A good quality watercolour paper will absorb gouache beautifully, but still present a vivid colour on its surface. Because of the method in which I work, without...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: DAVID CHARLES EDWARDS

"Walking the Southwest Coastal Path" "Your painting 'Walking the Southwest Coastal Path near Lynton, North Devon', was created as part of an ongoing project. Can you tell us more about this project and also how you go about choosing subjects on the route?" Walking, and painting, the...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : PAUL ASKEW

  "Girl in the window" .  "Tell us more about your black and white paintings and the benefits of working in black and white?" Most of my life has been spent in Ophthalmic optics [Supply of prescription glasses] Although I have been painting for over 30 years,...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH : JILL MIRZA

"Punch and Judy" "What inspires you to paint and how do you develop your ideas?"         My paintings are figurative explorations of the world around me. Having trained at Art College in a traditional ethos I came to appreciate the process of looking intently and recording accurately....

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...