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Lynne Forrester, Artist: Journal – Trying Something New

New Beginnings (Mixed Media Painting, 9″x12″) Finding the original inspiration (a beautiful mosaic archway from a gorgeous Persian cookbook), getting the patterns in the hues I wanted, ripping paper piles so the edges were raggedy. After all the collage preparation, layering […]

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Quilliance

Spreading the word about Quilling – the Art of Paper Filigree

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Painting etc

A new stage of the journey

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Collecting observations

Last month, I had just started working on a new series of works – playing with painting, photography and mixed-media on all sides of 7 wood blocks that I found outside of my studio.I have just recently put these to […]

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Helmets and leaf shapes

I’ve just done this small collage/drawing made from scraps from some cutting out of leaf shapes and the shape of a Greek/Cretan bronze helmet. I put it together because of the shapes but was thinking for a while what it suggests […]

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Cornucopia

A revisited retrospective of Andrew Logan’s work in celebration of a decade since the re-launch of Ruthin Craft Centre

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Open Studios

It has been a particularly busy month. Family arrived over from New Zealand, my sons had exams and in the middle of this I was involved in 2 consecutive weekends of Open Studios. This is my first Open Studios as […]

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It all takes time

I’ve been scratching my head trying to think what to write about this month. When I review the art I have been working on it all seems rather paltry, although I know I have been busy. This has led me […]

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Small objects

I am carrying on with my studio still-life studies. Originally I was going to take a no frills approach and keep it pure and simple. However as I look and as I work, I find it impossible to do so. […]

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Acetate Printing Experiment

I printed a page of A4 negatives which I had scanned into a computer and inverted to form positive images, onto acetate.  I realised that the combination of the inkjet printer and the shiny acetate meant it would not dry […]

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Metal Point Drawing Experiment

I wanted to explore making drawings using tarnish from metal objects.  Silverpoint drawings have a beautiful, delicate quality to them, and also cannot be erased in the same way pencil can.  I decided to experiment with making basic marks onto […]

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