Author Archives: julia33

About julia33

I am a painter and printmaker from Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. I am inspired by nature and the changing seasons.I also make bespoke wedding stationery and teach art to all ages.

Inspiration-Alexander Calder

I first discovered Alexander Calder when I was at art college and I fell in love with his miniature circuses. He called them Cirque Calder and invited artists such as Picasso to view them. He invented the mobile and I … Continue reading

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Kingfisher cards

Lately I have been drawing lots and trying to get a range of cards together that I am happy with. This seems to take me a while; first I have to be happy with the drawing, then I have to … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Ginny Grayson

You might think a portrait painter is an unlikely inspiration for me, but I have been teaching lots of classes based on portraits and came across this beautiful work. Ginny Grason is an artist from New Zealand, now living in … Continue reading

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Playlist

1.damian jurado-ohio 2.vic chestnutt-flirted with you all my life 3.brad-buttercup 4.nico-these days 5.the field mice-let’s kiss and make up 6.buffalo tom-darl 7.bruce springsteen-atlantic city 8.warren zevon-lawyers, guns and money 9.neutral milk hotel-the king of carrot flowers pt 1 10. violent … Continue reading

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Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh

Well the beginning of March has been a real hibernation for me so far as I have got a bug that is really outstaying its welcome. ¬†Anyway needless to say I haven’t done much work but I have finally sorted … Continue reading

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Edinburgh

Just after new year my friend Lisa and I took a jaunt to Edinburgh, it was my birthday and it was so nice to do something special. I studied my Illustration degree in Edinburgh but I haven’t been back for … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

2016.. what a year.As a child I always wanted to change lots of things in the world like many children do; unfair and unkind things. As an adult you realise how overwhelming it is to be so idealistic, so you … Continue reading

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