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So far Bev Saunders has created 15 blog entries.

Sponsoring Canterbury Arts Conference 2019

Earlier in July I was proud to sponsor the School's Art Competition, one of the elements of the Canterbury Arts Conference 2019, and had the privilege of presenting the prizes to the four category winners. I’ll be framing the winning entries and can’t wait to receive the artwork. I also had (for me) the nerve [...]

By |2019-07-17T17:23:25+01:00July 17th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Love art but struggle to know what, where & how to display it?

So, you've collected lots of artwork by favourite artists and want to hang them to start enjoying them. That’s understandable, but now you're wondering "what, where and how, do I do it?" Don't be overwhelmed, you just need to be a little organised and do some simple (I promise!!!) maths. Be aware of the structure [...]

By |2018-03-26T11:27:44+01:00March 22nd, 2018|Help & Advice|0 Comments

Interview with Edge and Hibou Art Interiors

If you missed it and would like to listen to our interview, here is a link to the podcast. Hear about Judith Herbert’s amazing background, how she and husband Victor work together to bring originality, style and class to Hythe High Street, and to your home. The story amazingly includes me, my history where I came from [...]

By |2019-03-11T11:22:49+01:00November 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Christmas Comes to George’s Barn

The hustle and bustle of setting up at a designer/maker craft fair is all the more fun when you throw in a touch of magic…………………….Christmas! Who can resist and who doesn’t drift down memory lane rekindling the magic of Christmas’ past, and why? To make memories for today’s youngsters both young and old; because let’s [...]

By |2019-07-26T15:20:00+01:00November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here’s My Story

Born a Lincolnshire “Yella Belly” I popped into the world too many years ago to a traditional Lincolnshire family, and the disappointment of my Dad, because I wasn’t a boy. Sibling rivalry began when my brother arrived five-years later, and although he was a brighter spark than me, he lacked perseverance. Education, freedom, experimentation This [...]

By |2017-08-03T15:28:36+01:00July 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Best Watercolour Tool You’ll Ever Own

Do you struggle to mix watercolours to create the tones you are after? Have you wasted paper, paint and time and finished up feeling frustrated and disillusioned? Here’s a great tutorial explaining the benefits of creating your own colour mixing chart, and how to do it. It might take a little time to complete, but [...]

By |2019-03-11T12:37:35+01:00July 21st, 2017|Help & Advice|0 Comments

Mudlark Wins Art Prize at Conquest House, Canterbury

Saturday evening 4th March 2017 saw the incredibly successful private view of “Awakenings” hosted by Canterbury’s own period Conquest House Gallery. Resident artist and tutor Kathryn Rennie put out a call for artists to submit two and three dimensional works based on the subject of awakening, for an open group exhibition. The response was amazing [...]

By |2017-10-09T09:26:37+01:00March 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Remove or Retain Original Stretcher Bars for Transportation

This atmospheric painting was bought in Italy and brought back to the UK full of happy memories of a great holiday. It was removed from its stretcher bars to ease transportation on the plane. A perfectly good reason to do so, however having stretched the canvas ready to paint, the artist then trimmed off what [...]

By |2017-07-26T06:23:00+01:00February 15th, 2017|Help & Advice|0 Comments

How about this big boy, isn’t he just beautiful?

Seriously this is the largest piece of work I have framed to date. Measuring 143cm X 80cm and finishing at 170cm X 99cm “Adam’s Back” was a welcome challenge to complete in my compact and bijou workshop. It was a privilege and a pleasure to work on this stunning graphite and wash drawing by Claire [...]

By |2017-07-28T15:55:12+01:00August 24th, 2016|Projects|0 Comments