Exploring and telling stories. Celebrating colour, pattern, light and the beauty of the small.
|Posted by cmgaylard on October 9, 2017 at 7:15 AM|
We managed to snag the LAST ticket to hear Margaret Atwood's (fabulous) Keynote Speech at Snape Maltings and decided to try and get our eldest across country in time to use it - which after all sorts of transport shennanigans she did - with one minute to spare. Plus I got in on a returned ticket! I also lucked out with meeting an artist visiting from Iowa while I waited - who gave me this beautiful piece of work, with an unde...Read Full Post »
|Posted by cmgaylard on October 2, 2017 at 4:15 PM|
'Beauty crowds me 'til I die' - I missed some years of Autumns when we lived in Asia and Africa.
|Posted by cmgaylard on October 2, 2017 at 4:05 PM|
Was lovely but lean - TWO heritage tomatoes - a protest against scaffolding being round the house for eight months..
|Posted by cmgaylard on September 27, 2017 at 6:40 PM|
This has to be one of my favourites, I didn't get the chance to get the full glory of the colours.
|Posted by cmgaylard on September 20, 2017 at 11:35 AM|
The reed beds through Elizabeth Frink's sculpture.
|Posted by cmgaylard on September 19, 2017 at 6:15 PM|
These are actually from last year, everything these plants do is beautiful to me.
|Posted by cmgaylard on September 17, 2017 at 5:20 AM|
Test pieces for a (now completed) miniature commission to mark fifty years together - contradicitions of scale. I went with some strong suggestions from the client and a bit of Sir Phillip Sydney:
'My true love hath my heart, and I have his,
By just exchange, one forRead Full Post »
|Posted by cmgaylard on September 14, 2017 at 8:05 AM|
Setting up with other Suffolk artists tomorrow for this annual, weekend fundraising event for a lovely, medieval church, always a bit of a lighting and stability challenge but charmingly so..... The opening event is open to all - Friday 16th 7-9pm then open Sat&Sun 10am -5pm. IP17 2DA
|Posted by cmgaylard on August 31, 2017 at 5:05 PM|
The Summer Exhibition came down over the last couple of days - that might imply it wasn't a huge undertaking, it was fascinating to be involved at both the set-up and break-down. Some of my work has just gone to Gainsborough's House for the month of September - a wonderful gallery/museum desintaion.
|Posted by cmgaylard on August 20, 2017 at 5:15 PM|
Walking at Iken today - uncommonly lovely, common lizards - basking all along the fences.
|Posted by cmgaylard on August 20, 2017 at 5:10 PM|
Going to Aldeburgh for the last week of the Summer Exhibition.
|Posted by cmgaylard on August 15, 2017 at 8:35 AM|
We liked the way the shorelines around Skara Brae were dotted with miniature cairns.
|Posted by cmgaylard on August 14, 2017 at 8:20 AM|