My creative neighbourhood

My Creative Neighbourhood – All the colours of the rainbow

I adore colour. I’m synaethesiac, I think in colour, so really, this adoration is no surprise. I love colour in all its fantastic combinations, but for this week in celebration of a new challenge I will be introducing on Wednesday, I’m going to focus on all the colours of the rainbow and how some of the artists I know take on the full spectrum that makes up what our eyes see every day.

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My creative neighbourhood

My Creative Neighbourhood – The Thriving Artists Project

This post is part of a series I started some time ago and would like to resurrect here at my new homebase. This is where I look around at my fellow artists and highlight some of the wonderful things they’ve been up to recently. Anything that catches my eye, rattles my brain, or drops my jaw ends up here. Things I feel I need company in oggling at and admiring. If it’s here, it’s good.

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Incredible Art – Macro Photography

I love making macro photography (photographing the small) as there is so much tiny beauty we miss. I’m very amateur, however, and there are masters out there (and people who actually know how to use a camera, unlike me :D) I have long adored the works of Jenni77 over at Red Bubble. I particularly adore […]

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My Creative Neighbourhood – 31 Oct 2010

So what’s been happening in my creative neighbourhood this week? Melissa Dinwiddie completed a stunning piece of calligraphic art. Melissa Moss has released her 2011 calendars. Hurry to grab one of these lovely pieces of work as it is a limited print. Kristin Dudish is about to launch her 30 in 30 for 30 challenge. […]

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My Creative Neighbourhood – 23 Oct 2010

So what’s been happening in my creative neighbourhood this week? Chasing Purple Dreams had the opening night of her solo exhibition, ‘Emerging‘. Congratulations, and I hope it all went well. There are some beautiful paintings in her collection. My favs are ‘Optimism’ and ‘Flight’. I’m a sucker for good colour manipulation. Juliette Crane was interviewed […]

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Incredible Art – Autumn

  Beautiful, isn’t it? Golden Days by Moaan (Flickr). He has a whole series of these Fall photographs, you have to see them. Nutty (who has no art of her own completed as yet, so I’m sharing my amazement at others’ work :D)

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Incredible Art – Surreal trees

Esfera Natural by Gustavo P. Fernandes. Make sure you check out his other trees. Beautiful stuff. You can find him at his website (there is an English version, link at the bottom of the page) or on Flickr. Nutty(I’ve managed to be in bed for half an hour tonight, there has been no sleep yet, […]

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Incredible art – Oil and soft pastels

I’ve been following these two artists for awhile now and am continually amazed at their work. This morning’s works were jaw dropping. Irina Miroshnikova and this is her latest, ‘Blue Eyes‘. It’s in oil pastel…and the first time she has used the medium!! ::eye boggling:: Make sure you check out her soft pastel work over […]

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