Posts in Painting
Inspiration and Outcome

In September, Claire looks back at her photographic images and selects some where inspiration turned in to outcome.., and some that did not!  Proof that there’ll never be enough time to realise all of the ideas we have; some just have to be enjoyed.., and let go of.

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Taking my own advice

This month Claire considers how to build a harmonious body of work without it feeling repetitive or formulaic, reminding herself of some key ideas to help us change the way we handle media, tools and even the cloth or substrate we’re working with.

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Inside Atacama

"The place has an ancient feel, a sense of the ground being somehow sacred. Vast and humbling.” Read Her Quiet Materials May 2019 blog to find out how textile artist Claire Benn draws on the landscape of the Atacama desert as inspiration for her work.

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In, On and Under the Surface

An exploration into the world of surface design in Art Textiles (such as painting, screen printing, mono-printing and scraping techniques); and a showcase of contemporary artists who create cloth that is unquestionably art.    

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