All posts by Libby Smith

Going Potty at Hyde Hall by Libby Smith

Still life and composition have been important parts of my new work for the EAST Transformation Exhibition taking place at Hyde Hall in October (9th to 17th).  Last week, whilst we were visiting the venue, I did a quick sketch of some pots in their garden centre and snapped a few photographs to record those […]

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‘Transformation’ Exhibition – Sketchbook

The Research behind the work This week we feature the sketchbook behind the work of Margaret Talbot. For Margaret it is always a delight to transform old things and remake them into something new.  Recycling is in vogue and helps the planet in many ways.  Her work uses recycled fabrics and lace from chair backs, […]

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‘Transformation’ Exhibition – Sketchbook

The Research behind the work This week we feature the sketchbook behind the work of Kay Mullenger. “The Alchemy of Grief is a series of 3D interactive works. My view on grief is that it’s universal, but not universally experienced, nor is it a neat journey with a neat destination that can be charted in […]

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‘Transformation’ Exhibition – Sketchbook

The Research behind the work This week we feature the sketchbook behind the work of Tricia North. “My interest is in the precariousness of life how elements and vitality hang by a thread, the imbalance and fragility that ebbs and flows through the body. There is an organic fluidity that we can’t predict, I’m looking […]

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Chain Mail by Libby Smith

Watching Lynda’s (Monk) very inspiring video on the Postman’s Park Memorial Garden in London (which featured on this blog just over 2 weeks ago) put me in mind of some work I did a few years ago on the theme of writing letters.  At the time I was interested in the different ways of getting […]

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