Exploring and telling stories. Celebrating colour, pattern, light and the beauty of the small.
|Posted by cmgaylard on May 29, 2018 at 2:15 PM|
My blog is glitching at the moment so if there are any strange double posts that would be it. Some more of the work that went to Walsingham. I could work with this ivory colour all day, it's the application of fine silver that creates the wonderful stryations.
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A very happy family event took place in Australia this week while many things conspired to keep me here. I couldn't go but look, Australia came to me! This is one of the most exciting, exotic and lovely parcels I've ever opened and each item is a wonder.
|Posted by cmgaylard on May 9, 2018 at 5:05 PM|
We have just packed down from another happy week at Snape Maltings, stepping out of the door to bask in the sun and enjoy the sound and smells of a tidal river. Now I'm getting repairs and unpacking done at my studio in preparation for workshops and June's https://www.suffolkopenstudios.org/artists/clare-gaylard/" target="_blank">Suffolk Open Studio season.
|Posted by cmgaylard on May 5, 2018 at 2:15 PM|
I prepared this page of a concertina sketchbook to work into - instead it serendipitously became my starting point for moving into a fluid pallette of pinks, a colour I find a little difficult. Lovely day at The Quay, catching up with old friends and meeting some new ones.
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A landscape looking like a lollipop. One day until our exhibition at The Quay Gallery opens. Newly received rules give us an hour to set up an entire three person exhibition from scratch. A sort of curating trolley dash...
|Posted by cmgaylard on April 26, 2018 at 10:35 AM|
I realise that I'm always balancing work on two contrasting themes. One will be simple, abstract and relate to colour and form, the other will be complex, decorative and informed by a (frequently convoluted) story. I'm currently rewarding myself by adding to my 'Treasure in the Landscape' and enjoying every silver moment. It's aboutRead Full Post »
|Posted by cmgaylard on April 25, 2018 at 10:30 AM|
Sun, blue sky and herbs returning in force.
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My favourite hand-model is home for the holidays....