Tag Archives: Dumfries & Galloway

Sarah-Jane Coleby – Needle Felt Artist

Needle felting is a fibre arts craft that creates felt without the use of water. The artist uses special needles that are used in industrial felting as a sculpting tool. They have notches along the shaft of the needle that … Continue reading

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Land Art in Dumfries & Galloway

Land Art uses natural substances such as rocks and soil as its raw materials to create forms intended to complement the landscape around them. The movement was particularly prevalent in the United States in the 1960’s as artists reacted against … Continue reading

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Eco Arts Project 2013

It has been a long winter and we are still looking out at snow with Easter weekend approaching. The miserable weather certainly hasn’t helped in moving forward with plans to get our Ecoarts project going this year but there must be … Continue reading

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Exploring the local wildlife

One of the subjects that I am keen to explore this year is the local wildlife. I have always enjoyed painting and drawing horses and would like to expand this to other animals. I am very lucky to live in … Continue reading

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Driftwood inspiration

One area that I am very keen to explore in 2013 is the recycling of materials to form new pieces of artwork. With much of the world still affected by recession and the search continuing for alternative energy sources, there … Continue reading

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