Twitter Art Exhibition 2016 New York USA

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It's time to come out of my shell and reconnect with the world, and for once, the sun is shining! There comes a point when I get fed up of being poorly, and even though I still am, I can somehow handle it better when the sun shines.

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When Science Meets Art

 Studying microscopic algaeStudying with the microscope

When Science Meets Art The Possibilities Are Endless

My love of science at school paralleled my love of art. Flowers have always been a source of inspiration for me, and now I can zoom in far beyond what the eye can see. I have a microscope! But it’s not quite as straight forward as that, so I am in the process of learning a new skill (making specimen slides) in order to take my nature paintings to another level.

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Art Cards Editions And Originals ACEOs And Artist Trading Cards

 Variety of my artist trading cardsVariety of my artist trading cards

 Art Cards, Editions and Originals are miniature art. Fun to do and a challenge if you are used to painting big! They are also known as Artist Trading Cards.

Artist Trading Cards were originally used in the old days by artists to give to prospective customers, a bit like the business cards of today, except they were miniature originals. Nowadays, Artist Trading Cards tend to be swapped amongst artists, or still given to prospective clients as small gifts. There is one rule, they must measure 2.5 x 3.5 inches.

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The Caerphilly Creatives Art Week 2015

 Rosemarie and Sandra in the Open Studio Art TrailOpen Studio Caerphilly Creatives Art Week

The Caerphilly Creatives Art Week 2015 Was A Success

Press coverage was great and the trail stretched across the entire borough. Here, in Nelson, the people who visited were genuinely interested in coming to see the art on show and meet the artists. I thoroughly enjoyed answering questions about the process of my work.

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Running An Art Stall At Fairs And Country Shows

 The art stall set up at the country fairThe Art Stall  At The Country FairIt’s been a real experience doing the craft fairs and country shows, but they are incredibly exhausting, even when sharing a pitch for support. All weather planning is a must, from polythene sheeting to cover your work in case it rains, to shading to protect it from the burning sunshine.

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