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The Arthouse Oasis Blog

Gabrielle Vickery runs The Arthouse Oasis, a small art studio in Bishop’s Stortford Hertfordshire focusing on drawing, life drawing, painting and paint pouring workshops for beginners.

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Water Insecurities

As someone who struggles with anxiety, and the mood dips that go with, the climate crisis affects my mental health – and, therefore, my wellbeing – greatly. I have some really dark thoughts that leave me feeling powerless. However, in […]

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Doing what I can

Residencies are impossible for me at the moment even though I always read through the opportunities and wish I could do them! At the moment I am working in “families” rather than series as suggested by a curator who visited […]

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Getting going

The online exhibition of selected black and white drawings from my Beachtime Stories series, curated by Sue Crellin-McCarthy is now live. If you missed the exhibition at The Margate School’s Line gallery, here is a chance to see some of the drawings. The complete series […]

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Keeping up the momentum

With Greg really busy working on a commission, we decided to keep the momentum going on the project by extending the invitation to draw to other artists; so today (18 June 2019) I went out drawing with artist, Joanna Jones. […]

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painting experiments

So this is my last post for the 2018 “progress-tracking” blog (I know it is already 2019). I am still trying to re-connect with painting – there is something of my 15-year old self in the new work, which is […]

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More painting

Well, so I am doing more painting in the hope that I can only get better at it. This is work in progress …. I’m trying out new materials including aquabord for the Japanese watercolours, which I love using. Frida […]

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Painting away

I have been trying many different effects to create the back drop using watercolours on A1. Stretching the paper and using lots of water to create a back ground

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