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Preview Evening

Well I can hardly believe it but our FdA Degree Show opens this evening, (6:00pm – 8:30pm at Desborough Campus, Eastleigh) and I’m looking forward to seeing friends and family  there.

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Flight paths

The threads of yesterday are now 40 flight paths – dyed, coiled and ready to take flight …

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With less than 2 weeks to go I thought I’d better start cutting the lengths of thread for the B95 migration path; it’s surprising how tangled a 5m length of thread can get! It’s not going as straight forwardly as I … Continue reading

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Degree Show

Only 3 weeks to go!  With one module still to complete and my exhibition piece to make the pressure is really on.  Time flies when you’re having fun or when you’re trying to meet a deadline! With over a thousand red … Continue reading

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B95 Moonbird is back

Breaking news from the ‘Friends of the Red Knot’  Facebook page: “He’s Back!! Here’s the news we’ve been waiting for!! B95 was found this morning at Reeds Beach, by Patricia Gonzalez. Truly amazing!!!” I’m so pleased to hear he’s alive … Continue reading

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Exhibition – Altered Images

I went to see the ‘Altered Images’ textile exhibition by ‘Diversity’ yesterday at the Forest Arts Centre in New Milton. The work was quite varied in style from beading to machine embroidery and 3D work. I was pleased to see a … Continue reading

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Inspired by Ali Lindley

Ali Lindley is a creative artist specialising in watercolour and mixed media work and I was lucky enough to recently attend one of her workshops. She has her own unique style, which is quite loose, using colour and texture as the stimulus for a … Continue reading

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