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Browsing Archive: April, 2018

Photos, painting and pastelling

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Thursday, April 26, 2018, In : What I'm working on 
In between loading new photos into the Shap, Sheep and Scottish Coast Photo galleries,



I've also managed a little painting and pastelling.  There's quite some way to go on these 2.


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Print Prep for Prom

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Monday, April 23, 2018, In : What I'm working on 
It's the start of the Prom Art Season on Sunday so I've been printing.
First the limited edition artwork prints


and then some photo cards ( one has to dry these wherever one can )



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Photo Repair

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Sunday, April 22, 2018, In : What I'm working on 
I have to admit when  I said that I'd have a go at repairing these badly damaged photos, I didn't know if I would be able to do much with them.

Have to say that I don't think they're too bad ( and the customer is delighted ).



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More Stones

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Friday, April 20, 2018, In : New Artwork 
More stones have been completed and varnished today.



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Spring Buds

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, In : My Cumbria 
It would appear that spring has finally sprung with these lovely buds being buzzed by insects ( and I actually went out without a coat and removed my fleece ).


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Shap Abbey

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, In : My Cumbria 
Enjoyed a walk to the atmospheric Shap Abbey yesterday.


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New Life

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Saturday, April 14, 2018, In : My Cumbria 
Its been rather cool in Cumbria the spring.  However spring brings new life to the fields.





To appear in the sheep gallery soon.  If in the meantime if you'd like one they'll be limited prints for 20x16 mounts £30, 16.x12 mounts £25 and A4 £15.  Contact me.
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4 new stones

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, In : New Artwork 
Varnished these stones and stands made - ready for sale.


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Red Fell Finished and Framed

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Monday, April 9, 2018, In : New Artwork 

Red Fell is complete after sitting on the is it finished easel - I decided yes and got it ready for framing.
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New photos added to Kirkby Stephen Gallery

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Saturday, April 7, 2018, In : Photos 
I finished editing the Kirby Stephen photos I've taken over the last month.  I'm partial to the Snow Trees.  You can see all the others on the Eden Valley Page



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Exhibitions, Cold, Word Prompts, Photos and Stones

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, In : What I'm working on 
If any reader wonders why I've not blogged for awhile then ( inbetween snuffling with a horrrid head cold ):

Exhibitions have taken up my time this Easter weekend with the hanging, manning and dismantling of the Art Group exhibition.  Lots of visitors and lovely comments and pleased to find that one of my CATching paintings is on its way to a new home:


I also had to take some pictures to the Evan Gallery in Penrith ready for the hanging changeover so I decided on these and will look forward to ...
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Margaret Shaw My blog summarises my life as an artist. It's a bit like a diary: New artworks completed. Artworks in Progress. Photos I've taken. Things that inspire me. Where I'm exhibiting. Things I've learnt. And anything else that I think blogworthy.
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