Introducing the work of Christy of Arborea Jewellery, our newest member at EcoCreate. We asked her about herself and her beautiful work, this is what she had to tell us…. Continue reading
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Huge CONGRATULATIONS to our virtual exhibition winners!
Gold Award – Jacquelyn Cook – ‘Elements’
Silver Award – Rachel Caunce – ‘Mother Earth & Precious Metals’
Bronze Award – Jan Brocklehurst – ‘Beach Scene & Dragonflies’
It was incredibly close, our judges had a very tough job!
(Upcycled Plastic Bottle Daffodils By Sarah Turner)
We recently came across the stunning work of Lesley Hilling after hearing about her upcoming exhibition ‘On Longing‘ that will be open 30th June – 30th July 2017 at Knight Webb Gallery, 54 Atlantic Road, Brixton SW9 8PZ
‘I work with the hues of the wood as if I were a painter’
ON LONGING is the second exhibition by the internationally acclaimed, Brixton resident artist, Lesley Hilling. A 2017 Aesthetica Art Prize finalist, Lesley has an ardent fan base of admirers and collectors spanning her career through her signature style and use of recycled materials.
We asked Lesley to tell us more about herself and her inspiring work. Continue reading
I am an artist who works with soley natural or upcycled materials. I use mineral pigments mixed into a hand-made milk paint, found objects, plant dyes, grasses and seeds, pre-used goodies – whatever I can get my hands on! With these, I create intuitively – meaning that I never know what I’m going to create when I start out; instead I follow where my curiosity leads me. Continue reading
A huge welcome to our newest member Jan Brocklehurst. Jan is a pyrography artist based in Little Eaton, Derbyshire. She is self taught, learning as she goes. Those who visited our Time & Tide exhibition may recall her wonderful ‘Happy Tides’ piece. We asked Jan to tell us more… Continue reading
I love watching the birds on our homemade feeders through the kitchen window. We have lots of visitors at the moment to our yogurt pot and pudding bowl creations. I’d love to add some more throughout the garden and so I’ve been looking for ideas, here are some that I’ve found so far…. Continue reading
If you search for ideas on wood making, you’ll come across many that tell you how to replicate the “old” wood effect from new wood. And this makes me inwardly smile because I spend my time making old wood look new. Well maybe not new but at least trying to change it from something that looks fit for the bonfire into something worth keeping. That’s because I mostly use pallets. This isn’t intended as a “how to” guide, there’s enough of those already. Instead I just want to share a few things I’ve learnt over the last couple of years. Continue reading
What a fantastic evening, we are thrilled with the turnout, the atmosphere was wonderful, so laid back and friendly. Great to see some new and some familiar faces and to get to meet in person those we regularly speak to online. The award winners are…… Continue reading