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Cluster of boats at Felixstowe Ferry

Cluster of boats at Felixstowe Ferry

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Felixstowe ferry is a wonderful place to have a studio...or a day out.Life is constantly flowing or ebbing with the tide, bringing inspirations from so many sources.Fishermen tell tall tales of catches of old, whilst mending their nets or waiting for their next cup of tea. They love tea.In winter pe ...
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What time is it? Ask the dandelion clocks

What time is it? Ask the dandelion clocks

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 Inspired by the seed heads of dandelions, this ceramic is just ready to tell you the time...Time to visit Southwold, where you will find this bowl in the Southwold Gallery.They only have large pieces of my work. This one which has impressions in the clay which remind me of blowing the dandelio ...
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Meet my neighbour

Meet my neighbour

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Black-headed gulls can be very noisy...as I'm sure you'll agree. They wake with the sun and have to shout their joy in life to the world.That is fine at this time of year, when the sun is reluctant to show its face much before 8 o'clock. But in summer it's a different story. They bring much amusemen ...
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Art on the Prom 2016

Art on the Prom 2016

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Here is a picture of a happy artist with windblown hair!One day each year I move Helen's shed to Felixstowe town, for "Art on the Prom".About eighty artists of all sorts come out of their garrets and sheds to display their work to the world.Hoping the wind isn't too strong and the rain holds off are ...
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Flying over Suffolk salt marsh; a different approach to glazing.

Flying over Suffolk salt marsh; a different approach to glazing.

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Glazes are such fun to experiment with. I decided that trying to capture the wind in the reeds required a less formal approach than normal. So rather than the detailed and exact effect I could have achieved with underglazes, I have gone for layering on-glazes for the wilder look needed to reflect th ...
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Autumn exhibition at Snape Maltings

Autumn exhibition at Snape Maltings

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A big outing! For 5 days some of Helen's shed has been transported to the Quay gallery at Snape Maltings for an autumn exhibition.With Naomi Brangwyn and Allan Williams also exhibiting their work, the exhibition is a riot of colour and coastal art.Naomi is a stained glass artist and Allan a painter ...
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Close up!

Close up!

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The coiling technique.Just to prove they really are pine needles, here is a close up image of the coiling technique in action.Suffolk pine needles are quite short which makes the basket weaving trickier but not impossible.It just means there are a lot more joins to hide to make the end result look n ...
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A big mix for Art on the Prom

A big mix for Art on the Prom

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It is great to try new events.This year was my first time to have a stall at Art on the Prom in Felixstowe.The sun shone and lots of people came to visit the myriad of stalls with a huge variety of art.A great day out for all, including me.See you again next year. ...
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Seaside Blues at Southwold Gallery

Seaside Blues at Southwold Gallery

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Now you can find my work at a new location- "The Southwold Gallery" on the high street in Southwold, Suffolk.An exciting gallery full of amazing artwork.  ...
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Daisy dreams.

Daisy dreams.

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Cheerful faces of daisies on a sea of calming blue.A little flower theme, inspired by Camomile flowers.A calming flower when drunk as tea and always lovely to behold. ...
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