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Jennifer Collier: Paper & Stitch

Jennifer Collier: Paper & Stitch
Stafford based artist Jennifer Collier works from a studio in her gallery, Unit Twelve, with six other artists. Her practice involves stitching recycled papers to create delightfully detailed objects. Jennifer graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University ...

Facebook basics for artists

Facebook basics for artists
To make the most of Facebook as an artist you’ll need to make your page visually appealing, develop a social media strategy in order to attract visitors, post engaging content to your timeline on a regular basis (a neglected timeline is worse than no tim ...

Maricor/Maricar: Go Play

Maricor/Maricar: Go Play
Sydey based design duo Maricor/Maricar are sisters Maricor and Maricar Manalo. They describe themselves as ‘makers of things’ combining typography, illustration and intricate hand embroidery to create their playful work. Since establishing their design stu ...

Daren Redman: Contemporary machine quilts

Daren Redman: Contemporary machine quilts
Based in Brown County, Indiana, Daren Redman finds inspiration in her surroundings, stating that she had ‘never experienced the four seasons more colorfully before’. The colors of the trees and flowers are the values and shades she chooses when ha ...

Terry Jarrard-Dimond: Seeing the connections

Terry Jarrard-Dimond: Seeing the connections
Driven by the art of making, Terry Jarrard-Dimond creates abstract mixed-media work that spans a multitude of techniques. After working as an art teacher and textile industry designer she earned an MFA degree from Clemson University and became a full-time arti ...

Why you need an artist website

Why you need an artist website
Of course viewing a tiny thumbnail image online will never compare to the feeling of seeing an artwork live in a gallery setting, but why do so many artists still ignore the importance of online presence? In this digital age your online identity is every bit a ...

Simone de Groot: Creating consolation

Simone de Groot: Creating consolation
Simone de Groot lives and works in Haarlem, Netherlands. She creates comforting installations and sculptures using soft fabrics such as fleece, fiberfill and felt. In this interview with Simone she talks about her need for seclusion, her determination to go ...

Linda Miller: Captured in stitch

Linda Miller: Captured in stitch
Artist Linda Miller creates happy and humorous machine embroideries using an industrial Bernina 950 sewing machine. She works from the Colour Factory Studios and Gallery in Winchester and has exhibited across the UK, Europe and the USA. Linda has pieces in the ...

Spotlight on Through Our Hands

Spotlight on Through Our Hands
It was a chance invitation to participate in a one-off exhibition that began a friendship and collaboration which has led to the development of a portfolio website, series of exhibitions, and now an online magazine. We feel that Laura and Annabel’s missi ...

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