Inspired by Nature

Janette Phillips

This workshop promises to be a fun day of exploration using a mixed media and composite approach. Inspired by all things natural we will be making drawn and painted responses to a selection of flowers, plants, seeds & pods, feathers, shells, rocks and crystals. Working from these natural objects alongside photographs and scientific images you will be encouraged to investigate … Read More

Day Trip to Allen Bank, Grasmere

We had a trip out in the sunshine today just beating the half term holiday traffic. My friend Debs had recommended we visit Allen Bank, a house which has been left to the National Trust and nestles within the stunning landscape of the Lake District. Since it was damaged by a fire little has been done to restore it so … Read More

Edinburgh Art Fair

“Out of Season” I have just finished this painting of the view from the jetty at Arnside. This will be shown alongside a selection of recent work at the Edinburgh Art Fair. You can see them on Stand A6 where I will be represented by The Laurel Gallery.

To Grange….

Currently undergoing repairs this viaduct is a useful link across the estuary from Arnside to Grange… This is the latest painting to be completed for my exhibition at the Artroom Gallery next week.

fishing for compliments…

I have begun a new series of fishy pictures for my forthcoming exhibition at Lancaster’s “Arteria Gallery 23”. I have developed this series from pastel sketches made at Lancaster’s Butterfly House which features a koi carp stream amongst its winged inhabitants…