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Archives for November 2015
Painting, mainly landscapes and abstracts. I also do some sculpture.Read More
I am textile artist, hand spinner, dyer, felter, embroiderer and jewellery maker and have been based in North Wales for over thirty years.Read More
Ray likes variety in his work. Recent subjects include large scale portraits of ‘personalities’, sporting events, wildlife and domestic animals and pet portraits, science fiction illustrations, and scenes from holidays.Read More
Quilting, Freestyle embroidery, Counted thread work.Read More
Decorated journals & notebooks, Handcrafted gemstone and wire wrapped jewellery.Read More
Hand-bound books individually made, using a combination of leather, paper, collage and printmaking.
Contemporary fine binding, case bound and coptic bound notebooks and artist’s sketchbooks.
Repair or up-cycling of existing books.
..I am an amateur Welsh artist living in Mynydd Isa. I have always loved art and, since retiring, I am able to pursue my passion for painting.
My work is displayed in locations around North Wales including.Two the Square Cafe Conwy & Bay Gallery, Colwyn Bay. My paintings have also been featured in several exhibitions in North Wales & Cheshire.
I love new challenges and 2016 was an excellent year for me. I had the opportunity to paint many commissions of diverse subjects : property portraits, pet portraits, landscapes & sea scapes. In addition, a restaurant approached me & commissioned me to paint several scenic views for their function room, I was also commissioned to paint from several holiday photographs for a memory wall! I was asked to create a canal side scene for a retirement present..the list goes on!
I look forward to what 2017 may bring!
I have always had an interest in lots of different art and crafts, particularly drawing, painting, sculpting, and I especially enjoy working with wire and metals, which led me to making jewellery items, tiaras and fascinators.Read More
Painting and drawing, primarily in watercolour and graphite pencil.
I also run watercolour classes for beginners and intermediate painters.
Eileen has lived in Gresford for almost 40 years. She worked as a Speech and Language Therapist for 34 years, before taking early retirement in 2010.Read More
Painting and drawing.Read More
Fused glass & Copper foiled glass.Read More
Acrylic/Watercolour. Illustrated Maps and Tactile Maps suitable also for visually impaired as they have a relief quality. They have “cross over” appeal for both sighted and visually impaired people.Read More
Oils, Linocuts, Illustration, Murals.Read More
I am an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.
Demonstrations, tuition and supplier of quality paper crafting products for use in the art and craft of Rubber Stamping and making bespoke items with card and paper.
Watercolour, Pastel and Mixed Media Paintings.Read More
I am an embroiderer and textile artist living and working in Rhosesmor, near Mold in North Wales.Read More
Photography, painting, drawing, collage.Read More
I am a self taught pastel artist, I have had no formal training but have had lots of help and encouragement from my friends in the FVACN.Read More
Wildlife and Pet portraits in Pastel. Wildlife photography.Read More
Everyone should experience a trip over Thomas Telford and William Jessop’s awe-inspiring aqueduct, by boat or on foot – it’s a Scheduled Ancient Monument, a World Heritage Site, and a Grade I Listed structure! The aqueduct, which transports the Llangollen Canal over the beautiful River Dee valley, is a massiveRead More
This wonderful dragon sculpture and fire beacon was envisioned by John Evans, and designed and built for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by Peter Carlyle and his son James. It started life as a small lead model, and has finally been made from plasma cut 15mm mild steel plate that hasRead More
The club was founded in 1973, and currently has 27 members working in all mediums. They meet every Wednesday 10.00am- 2.00pm at Pentre Halkyn Community Centre.Read More
I have painted since my teens, firstly painting highly detailed studies of birds in gouache but have since moved on to many other subjects.Read More
Silk painting.Read More
Ann Williams originally trained as an Illustrator. Her paintings are inspired by the beautiful North Wales countryside and include wildlife and animal portraits.Read More
Watercolour, pastel and one-stroke painting.Read More
Mynydd Isa artist – Acrylic, mixed Medium and watercolour.Read More
I have always had a passion for pictures and since retiring decided that I would develop my artistic skills. Something I never had time to do in my previous working life. A keen interest in nature has led to a preference for painting animals and birds, mainly in pastels, although I have done some work in watercolour.Read More
Carol started out as a potter in 1978 and continued to make and sell her work for the next 19 years. When other opportunities came she moved into painting and printing, teaching to adults and children along the way.
Carol runs art classes for adults (drawing and watercolours) and all sorts for children from 5 to 11.
Hand knitter designing baby blankets, hats, bootees, cushions and specialising in colour.Read More
Sue organises the Heartfelt art and craft fair in Halkyn village hall every 2nd Saturday in the Month.Read More
Mixed Media Textural Artist. Community Art Tutor. Art Tutor for D.A.F.F.O.D.I.L.S (Disabilty And Family Friendships Offering Independent Integrated Life Skills) since 2007. As part of my teacher training (2008 – 2010) delivered Art as Therapy sessions through Flintshire County Council Adult Social Care Department to adults with dementia. Art Tutor for Autism Initiatives since 2015. Art Tutor for Prestatyn Town Council as part of their Holiday Programme for Children since 2012. Beginners & Intermediate Art Classes for Adults. Art Club for Children aged 7 upwards. Advanced Art for Teenagers. Arty Parties. 1:1 Art Sessions.Read More
I am an Artist who has been exhibiting since completing my Fine Art degree in 1987. I work on canvas and paper from my old white cottage .Read More
Polymer clay.Read More
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I am a self-taught marbler, starting in the mid-seventies when I helped to establish a new bookbinding business and we needed a supply of decorated papers so that a range of stationery – notebooks and photo albums could be developed.
Having attended Marblers’ Gatherings in San Francisco and Gatlingburg Tennessee my style has developed through the intervening years.
Suminagashi marbling brought the discovery of the Oriental artistic philosophy which melds the artist with process.
In recent years I have had the opportunity to develop my experience as teacher, working one-to-one in my own studio and running workshops at The Grange in Shropshire.
I also undertake very short runs of developmental marbling – working with a set of colours on the size and different colours of paper to create an evolving run for small private press editions.
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Oil painting, some watercolours, mostly with a seaside theme – currently working on watercolour illustrations for a book on the Little Tern reserve at Gronant Dunes, Denbighshire.Read More
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Handpainted glass vases, tealights, picturesRead More
I paint in oils and sometimes Acrylics. My process begins with a couple of photographs which are soon discarded once my imagination starts to run.Read More
Ceramic Artist and potter working from RJP Ceramics pottery at the Oriel Bodfari Gallery.
Rebecca gained her BA(hons) in Design, Applied Art at The North Wales School of Art and Design, Glyndwr University and is part way through an MA in Art Practice. Her love of the Clwydian Hills in the Vale of Clwyd is the inspiration for her landscape ceramic vessels, which she both traditionally and Raku fires. Rebecca is in the process of designing and building her own Anagama wood kiln in the garden behind the gallery.
Rebecca has exhibited her work in London and sells her work in several galleries throughout the country.
Artist / Silk Painter.Read More
My name is Annie Lloyd. I trained as a graphic designer / illustrator but gave up working in this field when computers become the new tool of the trade.Read More
Mixed media and installation using printmaking, cyanotype, papercut, encaustic wax and drawing.Read More
I live and work as an Artist in North Wales. My husband and I moved into a converted Barn and I am lucky enough to have one of the out buildings as a studio.I work in Acrylics using rollers to gain texture in my work. I then add Collage to the piece to bring out detail.Read More
29/10/2015 Yesterday afternoon, the European Commission issued its communication confirming that it will not adopt a REACH restriction on cadmium in artists’ paints, which would have seen cadmium colours effectively banned in Europe. Background In 2013/14 the EU’s Chemical Agency responded to a Scandinavian request that attempted to reduce theRead More