Author Archives: katecochrane

June

June is turning into a busy month – I have finally started painting the commission from Australia, which I will work on over the next few weeks. Alongside there are paintings to finish for the July Art Trail in Frome … Continue reading

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May

May started with the inaugural exhibition of the Black Swan Guild which continues til the 21st May at the Round Tower, Black Swan Arts, Frome. The newly formed Guild has 13 founder members and I have been chosen as Chair. … Continue reading

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April 2019

March has finished when I spent most of the time setting the Art Trail brochure for the Frome Open Studios. Off to the printers on the 10th April with the brochures out in time for the Frome Art Fair on … Continue reading

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February 2019

Now we are in February and my first 5 weeks of teaching about pastels in Trowbridge Town Hall is already finished. Much was learnt and all went away with pastel covered fingers and tables! The painting for the 50 Bees … Continue reading

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End of 2018

Over the last few weeks I have finished some paintings. ‘High Power’ is of Ludlow Castle, commanding the River Teme from the high promontory. It was the first stone castle to be built in England around 1066.   Harlech was … Continue reading

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October & November

Looking back through the diary I see that I did little in the way of painting with more time online and in the garden. At the beginning of the month I finished the Somerset Art Works Open Studios at Batcombe … Continue reading

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September

After a quiet August there is much to look forward to over the next few months! Firstly I am now at Batcombe Lodge for the Somerset Open Studios, Venue 159. We have had some lovely visitors and I have managed … Continue reading

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August

August has been a quiet month in terms of painting – mostly been away and starting to sort and the studio. Anyone want a lot of pen nibs for drawing? Sorting the studio means finding unexpected items like a lot … Continue reading

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July

The Frome Open Studios went well with around 300 visitors calling in to see the artists and their work at the house. We had Bridget Beattie and Kristen Vincent’s paintings, Quentin Fleming’s metal sculptures in the garden, Wendy Wood showing … Continue reading

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June

June has flown by with preparing for the Open Studios in July as well as spending time away from home. I’ve done little painting apart from starting one or two paintings for Art Demos though. My painting ‘Ancient Routes’ was … Continue reading

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