Here’s another sketch from one of the local music bars. There’s a long history of music in Swansea and it seems to come and go in waves. When I was young – and dinosaurs roamed the earth (in platform boots) – there were LOADS of live music venues. Practically every night of the week. ThenContinue reading “Dinosaurs In Platform Boots”
I was really inspired to sketch at the Rap gig at The Bunkhouse in Swansea on Saturday night. It was great, so upbeat. Not heavy metal but still excellent. So much energy, anger and sharp humour. A Chance To Own One Of My Artworks I have some small screenprints for sale, inspired by my drawingsContinue reading “Scribbling At The Gig”
So as the extraordinary art festival ‘Now The Hero / Nawr Yr Arwr’ ended last weekend, we had a few days to draw breath before the Swansea Fringe started on Thursday with an evening of cracking poetry at Unit Niniteen from Holly McNish, Claire E. Potter and Tongwynlais’ own Unity. So of courseContinue reading “It’s What I Do”
Husb and I went out on Saturday night to the opening of an exhibition of graffiti inspired art at the excellent Cinema & Co in Swansea. There were also rap performers – Craze The Jack, Unity, Dope Biscuits and Rufus Mufasa and I took the opportunity to have a quick scribble while Craze The JackContinue reading “Rap Hands”
It’s the same every year on our allotment (community garden). Husb and I resolve to do the correct thing and work on it for an hour, then two, then three and so on, building up the muscles that have atrophied over the deluge that passes for the British winter. Unfortunately, the deluge keeps on happeningContinue reading “The Same Thing Every Year!”
It’s International Women’s Day and Cinema & Co is hosting an exhibition and event to celebrate. Over 30 Swansea-based women artists will be exhibiting and we also have performances and films throughout the evening – • Short film ‘Shattering’ featuring Leila Bebb • Music with Niki Stitch and Patti • “Sixty years and three minutesContinue reading “Performers And Pop Up”
I’ve been teasing you with snippets of a collaboration I’ve been working on with graffiti artist, Unity. We talked around some ideas and came up with the subject of Herstory to develop something for the International Women’s Day exhibition at Swansea’s Cinema & Co. We made a list of women who inspire our creativity andContinue reading “My Part In Her Story”
I’m teasing you here, showing you a bigger little bit of my collaboration with graffiti artist Unity. It will be revealed on Thursday at the opening of “International Women’s Day: Swansea Creatives” at Swansea’s Cinema & Co.
Another snippet of my collaboration with the artist Unity….about the women who have inspired our art …. something that will be revealed on International Women’s Day ……. see below …..
It’s International Women’s Day in just under a week and I’m collaborating with the artist Unity on a new piece for the exhibition at Swansea’s Cinema & Co. The concept is based on those women who have influenced us creatively. The finished piece will be 1.5 x 1 metres and on canvas, which I’mContinue reading “Stretching My Creativity”