For the love of Leo – Ten Drawings from Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition

For the love of Leo – Ten Drawings from Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition

Most people have heard of Leonardo da Vinci. Most will think of the Mona Lisa. But for me, its his drawings that capture the imagination. His sketches and technical drawings have a character and delicacy that just fascinates me. Da Vinci was one of the first artists whose work captured me, and it still does. Nottingham Castle is one of four venues across the UK and Ireland that is playing host to a touring exhibition of ten drawings from the Royal Collection. The drawings show the variety of da Vinci’s interests and curious nature, spanning anatomy, map making and engineering to botanicals.

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Sherwood Art Week–Part 2!

Sherwood Art Week–Part 2!

After planning, making, finishing and a last minute drama over my allocated space, my work is up as part of Sherwood Art Week! Its in the side window of The Sherwood Cookery Workshop on Mansfield Road until this Saturday the 29th June.

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As well as the Craft Fair last Saturday, the Art in Shops, Exhibitions and the Art Marquee at the Sherwood Festival this Saturday, Sherwood has been yarn-bombed! Lots of knitters and crocheters (?) decorated bus stops, bollards trees and railings with their creations and you really couldn’t help but smile at it all! Here are some of my favourites (and the lovely Welcome to Sherwood mosaic) –

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