Painting, sewing, research

25th April 2017. Apart from taking a quick break to showcase our parody albums at Empire Records St Albans, for Record Store Day (which was on the 22nd April), we’ve been hiding ourselves away, painting, sewing and researching. It’s quite a scary thought that we are only a couple of months away from opening the exhibition [...]

Sunshine and sewing

10th April 2017. Last week we had some lovely sunny days and it just makes you feel like getting stuff done. I’ve been busy sewing and working on a draft plan outlining the format for a summer art workshop. Jason’s been illustrating more lettering. I’ve also taken full advantage of the weather to prime/undercoat and topcoat the hut. Incredibly, I clocked [...]

Visit to the Ben Uri Gallery

March 31st 2017. Today I visited the Ben Uri Gallery, not only to see their latest exhibition ‘Refugees – The Lives of Others: two exhibitions exploring the contribution of German refugee artists to 20th Century British Art’ but also to chat with the Wellbeing Officer about the gallery’s superb range of learning programmes for all ages. Since we [...]

The rolling up of sleeves

March 25th 2017. We’re aware that we need to ‘roll our sleeves up’ and get things moving in the art department. So, I’ve been busy sewing and Jason’s been putting together the hut in the garden (with the help of a friend); it’s under a gazebo, so, come rain or shine there’s no excuse not to work on it. [...]