‘P’ July Colours and Letters


'P' A plethora of choice for this prompt today. Party, Pub, Portrait, pigeons, to name a few. I was going with pigeons, but then thought, of course it's obvious, Painting. But then I thought! Of course it has to be Painting, although I haven't been doing much painting lately, just some watercolour sketchbook work. https://videopress.com/v/kbmDRtGO?preloadContent=metadata

My Six on Saturday


This week I have mostly just stayed home and either sketched or photographed in the garden. The sketchbook doodles using watercolours, pencil, pen and a new discovery Gansi Tambi water based metallic pigment. Here are my six. watercolour, metallic pigment . 2. graphite block and pen. 3. Macro DSLR Tulip head. 4. Sketch in 5B …

Open Studios at The Forge Digswell


I am delighted to be taking part in our Annual Open Studios at The Forge Digswell again this year. As a member of the print group I will be exhibiting new mono prints and browser work along with cards together with our other print group members. The studios will all be open to visitors as …

Makers Market @themillhousehertford on Sunday November 18th


I am delighted to be taking part in this new event at The Mill House Hertford on Sunday November 18th. I will be offering a selection of small works in mixed media, photograms and mono prints, watercolours, cards and also my hand felted jewellery all at affordable prices. Hope to see you there 11am-4pm. Also …

Wish you were here….


To celebrate our first anniversary here at The Wynd Gallery we are delighted to invite you to our private view today between 6 and 9 pm. We are holding a Charity Postcard event - the proceeds of which will go to The Garden House Hospice Letchworth. The exhibition continues until September 13th. Gallery open Tues- …

Thin places : An exhibition of work with Gill Ayre and Caryl Beach


Thin Places: An exhibition of work by  Gill Ayre and Caryl Beach  The Wynd Gallery, The Wynd, Letchworth, Herts SG6 3EN Gallery Open Tuesday - Saturday 10-5. http://www.wyndgallery.co.uk 13th– 20thOctober 2018 Opens Saturday 13thOctober 2018, Private View 2 – 5pm Thin Places are places where the veil between the temporal and the spiritual worlds are tissue-thin, and …

Time and Tide – Exhibition with Caryl Beach and Cathy Smale- Save the date.


PV Thursday May 31st 7-9 pm. Time and Tide   Caryl Beach - Cathy Smale   Digswell Fellows, Caryl Beach and Cathy Smale have been brought together in this collaboration through their love of seascapes and a fascination of the beach pebbles found on our shores worn away over millions of years, each unique from …

Open Studios @ The Forge Digswell 1st-3rd June 2018


Save the date! June 1-3 Press Release Digswell Arts Trust Open Studios  An exciting opportunity to get to know your local artist community, to meet practicing artists, visit their individual studio spaces and purchase affordable works of art The Forge, Hertford Road, Digswell, AL6 OBU Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June 2018 11 – 4 …

Digswell Arts 60th Anniversary


The Digswell Arts Trust was founded in 1957 by Henry Morris, the revolutionary educationalist, and inaugurated by Lady Mountbatten on 29th May 1959. Morris was a great enthusiast for the arts, and had been appointed to the Ministry of Town and Country Planning to advise on the cultural and leisure arrangements in the recently designated …

The Forge Open Studios 2017- 60th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION


Press Release 60th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION The Forge Open Studios 2017 6th & 7th May  11am - 4 pm Digswell Arts, a thriving artists’ community based in the heart of Digswell on the site of the old forge, is opening its doors to the public for its 60th Anniversary Showcase which will include work by studio …

Playing with paint – taster sessions in mixed media


This year I have set myself some new challenges, and as part of Open Studios this year at The Forge Digswell there will be short taster sessions available in my own studio, a chance to play with paint and mixed media using my materials and techniques. Aimed at people who believe that they cannot paint or draw- …

Work in progress February 2017


At last I have been able to return to the studio after a prolonged Christmas break...life gets in the way sometimes and although much of it is pleasurable there comes a time when I yearn to be back in my retreat at The Forge and creating again. I have re visited some canvasses and started …

Open Studios- Please follow Digswell Arts for latest news!


Open Studios. at The Forge Digswell May and 10th 11-5   Open Studios at The Forge Digswell Arts this coming weekend. Visit the studios of 19 artists working in mixed media, sculpture, painting, print, jewellery, drawing, video and photography. Parking ,Disabled Access,and Refreshments available - Proceeds of cake stall to go to Isabel Hospice.

Hertfordshire Visual Arts (HVA) – HVAF Members – Caryl Beach – Beach Caryl


Hertfordshire Visual Arts (HVA) - HVAF Members - Caryl Beach  Photography has now become a part of my everyday life, an obsession.For many years I have documented my experiences in the landscape, evolving into a visual diary, a journal, which records and reflects my everyday journeys, noting the detail, often overlooked, in the hustle of …

Nothingness @ Parndon Mill Harlow


7th August - 14th September http://www.parndonmill.co.uk/next_exhibition.html       'Nothingness' includes the work of five artists with links to Digswell Arts: Hideki Arichi, Ella Carty, Jo Howe, Alex McIntyre and William White. These artists respond to the theme of nothingness using a variety of media: Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Drawing. Originally inspired by an edition …

The Forge Open Studios


Open Studios @ The Forge Digswell News Release The Forge Open Studios 2014 10th & 11th May  11am – 4pm A CREATIVE enclosure on the edge of Digswell is planning a rare chance for the public to see new works next month during one weekend of Open Studios. The diverse group of artists at The …