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events

Big Scary Things

Art is a very personal thing. Anything an artist produces is part of them and it is hard to put so much of yourself on display. Life is about pushing yourself though and if you don't you won't get anywhere. Sometimes it means taking on big scary projects......like the London Pet Show. In the weeks before I went from being terrified to excited and back again. I had n[...]

Four Weeks!

Four weeks to go until the biggest event I have ever attempted. It is huge!! It will tell me a lot about what I can do in the future with my work. It is a big investment of time and money and a huge test of my skills and my confidence. There is nowhere to hide at this event and even though I am proud of my work there will be many crises of confidence in the coming[...]

The Sweetcorn Fair

This was a new event for me and one of the nicest I have done so far. We had wonderful neighbours, great visitors and the sun did put in an appearance for a lot of the weekend. I had planned to work on some commissions this weekend but a few things worked against me. 1. It was so cold yesterday morning that I could not feel my fingers so not the best time to wor[...]

Perception

A couple of days ago I got a call from a lovely lady who was organising a fete at my local library. She had been let down by some people and asked if I could come along. I was busy working and agreed to help out without asking much about it. I turned up this morning and found it was a church type sale with tombola and cake stand and bric a brac. My perception was th[...]

Isle of Wight County Show Report

All week the weather was wet, cold, wet, windy, did I mention wet? I got up early on Saturday and hoped that we would be lucky with the weather for the County Show as I was really looking forward to it. The sun was shining but the wind was blowing..... hard!!! We battled to try to put up our gazebo but it was impossible. Hubby and I got it half way up and the wind[...]

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