Author - FrancescaPalange

Louise O’Hara: Mixed Media Artist

I am a professional mixed media artist based in the heart of Cheshire and I create work from my studio at home, within my work I use a combination of layered surfaces from paint, ink, stitch, fabric and ephemera to create one off intricate mixed media pieces. My work has been described as quintessentially English, romantic and nostalgic. My work explores the richness of light and the colour and texture which I see around me, often focussing on rugged [...]


Debbie Lyddon: Artist and Maker

Debbie Lyddon is an artist and maker based in Surrey and Norfolk, UK. Her creative practice explores landscape and place and her inspiration comes from experiencing and paying attention to her surroundings. Debbie’s interest lies in the perception of natural phenomena that occur in her immediate surroundings and her current practice explores the processes of change that occur in a coastal environment. Air, wind, water, light and sound are forever shifting with continuous and infinitesimal change; Debbie’s work explores these visible [...]


Deborah Gray: Spinner, Knitter, Natural Dyer, Teacher.

Working with traceable British wools and other natural fibres. Creating unique yarns. Knitting (a lot!) and designing. Inspired by landscape and nature. Dyeing with plants, many of which are home-grown. Experimenting and playing to make new discoveries about fibre, texture and colour. Tuition for beginners and improvers in small friendly workshop groups or for individuals. Classes tailored to each learner’s requirements. Come and learn with me in my Oban studio with a lovely sea view. I am also able to [...]