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Posts from the ‘Art’ Category

Hix Sculpture Trail Auction Dinner

Langmoor Gardens in Lyme Regis not only stands in the most desirable location in town with a panoramic view of Lyme Bay, but also has some award winning Californian style naturalistic planting and a super inspiring sculpture trail. Read more

Niall Jacobson

This week was a sad week yet one that highlighted the value of beauty. Not beauty in its cosmetic form, but beauty in terms of meaning and purpose.

Rest in peace Niall, you will be missed by many, your work will remain a beautiful epilogue of a live so very well lived…

21.4.16- Sometimes in life, something touches you unexpectedly. You take a moment out of the whirlwind of life and stop to notice something beautiful that resonates with you deeply.

Niall Jacobson’s work does just that.

Simplicity and its best: Texture, form and organic matter all combine to allude to a sense of place and that place is his beloved Eype and the stunning, ever-evolving Jurassic Coast

The film below shares his story, his home and his artistic process. Beautiful and evocative.

Bravo Niall.

See more of Niall’s work here.

 

The Writing Room, Lyme Regis

One thing that feeds my soul is writing, and writing away from the screen it must be. It counteracts the never ending demands that glowing machine makes and the slighty ‘hazy’ and to be honest a little bit mucky feeling I get from overuse. The best antidote I have found is a tip I learned from that well known and uber inspiring book The Artists Way by Julia Cameron. Her Morning Pages are a well needed mental boost.  Read more

Kathrens Rare Knitwear

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I have been terribly remiss with this blog for the last few months. Days have been swallowed up by a myriad of activities which seem to now hold no memory in my mind. They can’t have been as important as they seemed at the time. A more pressing matter is to share the secret that is Kathrens Rare Knitwear.

This shop sells not just knitwear; the rare translates as art. Wearable art.  Read more

John Makepeace Furniture

The Paul Smith of the furniture world. A true gent, wise, stylish and a design guru to so many. He also has the most beautiful garden at his home, Farrs, in Beaminster Read more

Boo Mallinson @ Artwave West

The Artwave West Gallery on the A35 is primely located for a quick stop off for the culturally in need. There is a small cafe and always something interesting exhibiting. Read more

Dorset Art Fair

Dorset Art fair this weekend offers a one stop cultural fest. Artists from all over Dorset have come together in Kingston Maurward House. Contemporary Art, Design, Media and Making including installation, sculpture, photography, furniture, film from well known and established makers as well as student and graduate work. Read more

James Verner

I love James, he is the forest man, at his happiest amongst the trees dreaming up a new design and getting very excited about different timbers. His beautifully crafted designs reflect all of his passion. Read more

Bridport Film Festival

Just went to buy tickets for “The Shining” at the empty Burton Cliff hotel, next door to Mr B Braggs place, and its sold out. Devastated. Although am not sure I would have made it through the whole scary showing (the bar would have helped) Read more

Wallace and Sewell

Over Christmas popped into the splendid Sladers Yard, always full of interesting artists and such a great cafe (best cakes in town) which is open come rain or shine. In the gallery we fell upon a festive display of the stunning textiles of Wallace and Sewell. Read more