Tag Archives: Bolton

Take To The Trees

The current exhibition at neo:gallery in Bolton is a two-woman show called Take to the Trees. (Not Talk to the Trees, which would have been about the Prince of Wales, I assume.) Margaret Jackson’s work is mainly encaustic paintings while Julie … Continue reading

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28 Drawings Later – Half-Time Reflection

Note: My links do not have a green thing next to them. Those are the WordPress adverts. I’m currently taking part in the activities of a Facebook group called 28 Drawings Later who are encouraging people to draw every day … Continue reading

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Julia’s Class Reduced To Rouens!

Last Monday at Julia’s Drawing Class we copied paintings by Monet in pastels. This week we were asked to do a piece in Monet’s style. I’ve been interested in his Rouen Cathedral series of paintings since learning about them through this … Continue reading

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Bolton Open Part 1

Two years ago I managed to get one of my prints in the biennial Bolton Open. (It was my busker print which I use as my avatar.) At the PV I knew one or two people there and the names of … Continue reading

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Art Fair at Delicieux

Today I was at the first day of a weekend art fair at a Bolton deli/café/bistro called Delicieux. The fair nearly didn’t happen at all as two days before the chap who was organising it pulled out taking four of the … Continue reading

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Palimpsest – New Exhibition At Neo:Artists – Part 1

According to the leaflet, Palimpsest is “the re-use of manuscripts where original texts have been erase or concealed by subsequent layers which in turn preserve traces of what lies beneath.” This re-use was largely an economic one, which is significant … Continue reading

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What Is A Landscape? – Two New Exhibitions In Bolton

Some months ago, I asked What is a Portrait? I only ask the current question because of two exhibitions which have opened recently in Bolton. Where is the line between landscape and abstract art? Is there such a line? The … Continue reading

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