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Mid February News

Its now February 13th,  - When will it be summer and sunny and warm ,its still cold and wetter than ever. I think twice about braving the weather and patio going down to the studio, Although I always get down there eventually. I made some lovely heart dishes with roses and don't faint 'NO BUTTERFLIES' on them. It was just too much with some on them Ill up load them when they are finished. I also finished some commissions of door plates. I must finish my dragon ,I started it months ago with every thing that has happened in the ARTBOXuk Gallery and workshop there just hasn't been the time.

February News

February is here !!!!!!!!!! cold , windy, and humm well a bit depressing - I see people walking passed the gallery with their heads hung low, rushing to get out of the horrid weather. They sometimes shelter in the doorway I don't blame them I would too.But the daysAREgetting longer.
What they all should do is come and take advantage of our
                              

Waco News

Well Hello everyone,
We are into the new year with the WACO / ARTBOXuk SHOP and have put new displays in both windows, Pop in and take look - tell us what you think. We would love to hear your views.
The Workshops start this week coming - we have Learning or improving your sewing on Tuesday 7th Jan, Pottery (slab building on Thursday 9th Jan, Making your own Tarot Cards or Rune Stones on Tuesday 14th ( then learn how to use them in another workshop later on) Coming up are work-shops for Drawing , Card- making, Beading and en-caustic (wax) painting and many more. Please look on the website  (Waco workshops) for dates and more info - or pop into the shop and have a chat.

WACO update

Hello Everyone here is another update.
The Waco gallery is coming along well. We have been open for 5 days now,We are getting lots of excellent feed back from the local community. Artists and craft people are now coming forward with some beautiful work. We have beautiful girls dresses and knitted /crochet cardigans, Hats, feather cushions with great designs, Lots of different styles of paintings in acrylic, stamp pictures, A portrait and wedding photographer, Ceramics and pottery, amazing en-caustic (Wax) pictures,Hand made beaded jewellery and lots more.

WACO- Whitton Artists Co-operative

Hello, Well we are Open for Business. Its taken some time and stress , sleepless nights worrying,  but the Art and Craft gallery WACO is open. We have had a great response from the public and they all love the idea of having local handmade work on show - I hope they all support us by buying the work!!!It looks lovely and welcoming inside, with some beautifully crafted work. We have some very talented people in and around Whitton.if you are in the area please come and visit us.
Our Opening times are 9 till 5.

December News


Hello Everyone, well it is December and my life has gone mad. Not only am I enjoying the supply teaching at a lovely local school with some gorgeous little ones from reception and nursery,
                 We have finally acquired the shop in Whitton.
We are working hard to set it up and hope to be opening on Tuesday next week
So we are ......CALLING ALL ARTISTS FROM WHITTON AND LOCAL AREAS.
WE ARE OPENING A SMALL GALLERY SHOP IN WHITTON SO THAT WE ARTISTS/CRAFT-PEOPLE  CAN ADVERTISE AND SELL OUR CRAFT-WORK/PAINTINGS .

November News

Well Its nearly The Christmas month of December. and we are all I expect looking for those unique gifts for family and friends. I had a lovely surprise this morning !!!!!
The ARTBOXuk has now acquired the shop in Whitton at last. We hopefully will be able to move in next week. So I am looking for Local artists (MUST BE LOCAL)to form a co-operative and share the space to exhibit and sell their own handmade/painted crafts - What will it will be called  -WHAT DO YOU THINK?
WHITTON ART AND CRAFTS

November News from The ARTBOXuk

Hello everyone. The cold and wet has finally set in and its nice to hide away in the studio in the warm - especially when the kiln is on.I have had quite a busy time this month .I was successful in being chosen to exhibit in the Arcadia revisited exhibition @ Orleans Gallery at the end of October That was a lovely exhibition. But didn't get into the next one - 'still life' on now in the same place. Well Chin Up and soldier onwards -cannot win them all.
I hope I will be excepted for the Spirit of womanhood in OXO Tower London - deadline is soon - Hum still working on the painting for that-but the ceramics are ready and waiting.

Well I cant sleep so i thought i would write something.

Hello out there - well what have I been doing apart from applying for teaching posts. I have submitted work for 2 Exhibitions, and have been working in the studio on some new pieces using fabric . Some successes and humm! - some whoopsies -The fabric was too thin on some porcelain pieces and disintegrated during the firing. Those that have come out well, will - when they are glazed be lovely - providing they don't warp too much or collapse completely.
I am still teaching my Art students' privately and giving help and advice as well as practical help in developing their skills in drawing ,painting and design.

New Work.

I have just finished my new painting - Psykhe - A swarm of monarchs.  
Acrylic on canvas. Also some larger butterfly vessels and some small ones - all in the kiln right now. Photos of the porcelain vessels were taken before they were Glazed.
I hope you like them. regards SylvieXX

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