All posts by Janette Bright

Exhibiting – a step-by-step guide

It is really only when an exhibition is up and running, that you realise the enormous amount of work involved before you get to open the doors. EAST’s latest exhibition Transformation is now up and running at RHS Hyde Hall Gardens in Essex (9-17 October 2021) and it seemed the perfect time to reflect on […]

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A day out in Essex

On a glorious summer’s day in mid-August, E.A.S.T had a day trip to Hyde Hall in Essex – the location for our upcoming exhibition, Transformation, in October 2021. One of the primary reasons for our visit was to look at the space where our exhibition will be held. It’s a lovely space, and you get […]

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Beaded ribbons – one bead at a time

This post was inspired by Tricia’s recent time lapse film in her sketchbook blog – so I decided to make my own. I have used made quite a few beaded ribbons over the last year or so. Here is how they are made: And for anyone who wants a traditional instructional video for this particular […]

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Ships and beads and octopi

Walking through Billericay High Street earlier this year I came across this newly erected statue, commemorating 400 years of the town’s links with the first successful settlers in the Americas. Having grown up in Billericay (in Essex, UK), and attending a school named after the ship they sailed in (the Mayflower), I was surprised to […]

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What a picture!

There was a time earlier this year when E.A.S.T thought the only way we could exhibit Transformation was by having an online exhibition. It made us consider the benefits of inviting a professional photographer take images of our work. So on our first in person meeting back at Messing Hall we invited Charlie of Farlie […]

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