May 5th Post a day: Everywhere


Continuing with the theme of Light and Shadows, something we are aware of everywhere in our daily lives and something I am especially interested in... This was a short clip from a time lapse video I made a while back. The camera moved during the day a couple of times so I couldn't use all …

Square Tops : A chapel Atop a green hill far away


Square Tops: Atop a Green Hill far away. Recently I have mentioned (several times - sorry ) my visit to Cornwall back in November where on a wet and windy day I was out sketching The Island. I was some distance away and visibility was not good, so squinting my eyes I drew a series …

Weekly photo challenge : My favourite place


My favourite place to be is by the sea- no surprises there but more specifically along the northerly Cornish coastline at Gwithian Towans where Godrevy Lighthouse looks out across to the open sea in one direction and St Ives Bay inland. The crumbly coastline is being slowly eroded away  by stormy seas and every visit …

I’d rather be ……..by the sea


  A would be adventurer who has every excuse imaginable as to why she stays where she is! But in my dreams- it's no secret -<a href="http://I’d Rather Be…"> I really would rather be here. The West Country has it all- except the one thing that's the most important to me- my family. I have …

December – It’s snowing on WordPress!


Just returned from an amazing 10 days in Cornwall. My brain is bombarded with imagery of landscape and art. The Chance into Abstraction 3 day workshop was so inspiring. Ian Robertson led the workshop and it was all I had hoped for. You can view his work here: http://www.robertson-wardman.co.uk The Robyn Denny exhibition was also amazing …

Flora and Fauna Works by Ella Carty


fantastic colour form and movement… the blue resonates with Cornish bright clear light so inspiring

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These are some of my Flora and Fauna paintings that i’ve been working on recently. Inspired by the subtropical and exotic Botanical Gardens at

‘Glendurgan’

and

‘Trelissick

‘ in south west Cornwall. I’ve been wowed by the colours and shapes in what feels like an alien landscape still. Lots of audacious plants. Lots of fun painting them.

They are now available to buy at my online shop.

Flora and Fauna1

Flora and Fauna 3

Flora and Fauna 5

Flora and Fauna 4

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Members Spring Show – St Ives Society of Artists.


Members Spring Show March 1 - April 21 2014 The St Ives Society of Artists was formed by marine artist George Fagan Bradshaw in 1927. The Society’s exhibition programmes feature work chosen by guest curators, and invited exhibitions that are a diverse mix of contemporary visual art. via Art Gallery - St Ives Society of …

Jeremy Gardiner at Kings Place London


Dorset | Jeremy Gardiner. On Wednesday a friend invited me along  to Kings Place Gallery to view the work of Jeremy Gardiner. What an experience. I hadn't been aware of his work and was totally amazed by the scale and richness of his large scale landscape print works. I am still surprised when I am drawn …

LIMBO – WHEN IS IT?


Announcement of a new Event in Truro: "Into a Limbo large and broad, since called the paradise of fools, to few unknown" - John Milton, Paradise LostThis event is a celebration of visual arts culture taking place in Cornwall – a coming together to celebrate achievement through painting, sculpture, film, performance, sound, collaborative art projects, …

Millennium | Gareth Edwards ‘Natural Capital’ – Interview Film


Millennium | Gareth Edwards 'Natural Capital' - Interview Film. This looks amazing and so in tune with my own thoughts about landscape and the everyday and ordinary experiences...... Can I get to St Ives to see this I ask myself...I hope so! BIOGRAPHYGareth Edwards currently lives and works in West Penwith, Cornwall. Much of this latest …