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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Winter Open Studios

With Carmen Renwick and Diana Kazemi
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Stuck for an original Christmas gift?

Come along to our Winter Studio at 5 Church Street, Cambridge CB4 1DT for a glass of mulled wine and see what these three artists have been up to.

Diana makes wonderful pottery, cups, vases, honey pots, cutlery drainers and a superb selection of ceramic jewellery.

Carmen has some beautifully illustrated cards and prints for sale.

I have painting, prints, scarves and cards and I am showing a new painting based on my research on medieval manuscripts at the Parker Library, Corpus Christi, Cambridge. Also my printer, who makes my limited edition prints, has just made a sample of my Tree of Cambridge on canvas. I love it, but before I get more printed I want your views.

... and still stuck for a present? How about an art voucher for a 2 hour session on acrylic or watercolour painting?

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Winter Open Studio

Fairy lights and mulled wine...
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This year I am joining Diana Kazemi in her ceramics studio at the Dovecote, 5 Church Street, Cambridge CB4 1DT.

We would love you to join us for a glass of mulled wine and to chat about our work. Diana does the most wonderful ceramics and I must admit I bought three of her jugs as presents last year.

Alongside my paintings and prints, I have some hand painted scarves, baubles, handmade cards and a print of my Tree of Cambridge on canvas which I am hoping visitors will comment upon. I shall be bringing along my sketchbooks from the Parker Library and the Urban Sketchers group.

You can also buy a voucher for an art lesson as an extra special gift for someone who is interested in art.

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Lost Crusaders

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This is my first painting based on the Medieval manuscripts in the Parker Library at Corpus Christi, Cambridge.

I always did like the slightly wacky and when I saw it I knew this beast of burden would appear in my work. I can imagine the artist who illustrated this work around 1300, that is 700 years ago, listening to the tales of travellers from afar describing what they have seen.

A grey beast with a nose like a trumpet and big ears, tusks and enough strength to carry a house. Recognise the building on his back? That is the gatehouse of Kings College curved to look like a stronghold that crusaders could defend.

Maureen

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Painter living in Cambridge. Mixes fantasy and realism and loves medieval art.

Blog Archive

* 2018
* Christmas Cracker exhibition
* Winter Open Studios
* Winter Open Studio
* Urban Sketching
* Christmas Cracker
* Talk/Demonstration at Ely Art Society
* Friday morning Art Classes
* Sketching with my students
* Exhibiting at Addenbrookes
* Painting on a wet day
* Cambridge Antiques Centre
* A customer hangs her painting
* Two more mini paintings
* Drawing at the Museum of Classical Archaeology
* Urban Sketchers
* Painting some mini pictures for an upcoming exhibition
* Ely Art Society demonstration
* Painting Kings and Cows
* Painting Kings and Cows
* Painting Kings and Cows
* World elephant day
* Visiting Addenbookes
* In the basement at Byard Art
* Thank you to everyone who came to visit my Open Studio
* Drawing at the Botanic Gardens
* Open Studios have started
* July means Cambridge Open Studios
* Sold at Byard Art
* Edible drawings!
* First Sketch to completed painting
* Zoology Museum visit
* Paintings in the window
* Paintings at Byard Art
* My studio and garden
* Urban Sketchers at Novi
* May Drawing challenge
* Byard Art
* Sketching at the Parker Library
* Drawing at Queens College
* 2017
* New painting
* Winter Open Studio
* Cambridge Drawing Society Exhibition
* Cambridge Busker
* Cambridge Urban Sketchers
* Cambridge Open Studios
* Cambridge Art Book
* Haddenham Gallery
* Drawing at the Parker Library
* Teaching Art
* Observational Drawing
* 2016
* November
* Winter Open Studios
* Winter Open Studio
* Lost Crusaders
* August
* Drawing at the Parker Library
* July
* Cambridge Open Studio
* May
* Cambridge Open Studios
* March
* Curiosity Gallery, St Ives, Cambridgeshire
* Running with Brushes
* February
* Cat on a Mat
* Winter Open Studio
* Cambridge Drawing Society
* Mixed Media Workshop
* Cambridge Art Classes
* Pop up shop
* Cambridge Drawing Society at Addenbrookes
* Busy Painting
* Cambridge Drawing Society Exhibition
* Samovar Tea House and Gallery
* 2015
* Pop Up Market Place
* Etsy Handmade Fair
* 2014
* Cambridge Christmas cards available
* Cambridge Open Studios
* Strawberry Fair
* Cambridge Open Studios 2014
* Clavering Easter Art Show
* Cows, Bowers and Towers
* 2013
* My Shop on Etsy
* Prints
* Potentials
* Cambridge Art Classes
* Silvanite Woods
* Tree of Knowledge
* Cambridge Open Studios 2013
* New exhibition at Williams Art
* Art on The Hill
* Cow Prints at St Ives
* 2012
* Christmas Gift and Craft Fair
* Art Classes in Cambridge
* Cambridge Open Studios 2012
* 2010
* Moos & Blues
 

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