A group of us Hebden Bridge artists gathered outside the Hebden Bridge Picture House in celebration of our short trailer being shown on the big screen. We asked young film maker, Sebastian Jennings to make a film about us and he has captured the spirit of open studios really well. Here it is...
Tags: in the studio
It's just struck me how much this hillock reminds me of a Kay Nielsen painting that I love - the one called 'And then she lay on a little green patch in the midst of a gloomy thick wood'.
In the painting the hill is covered in little flowers. I bet this was too, back in the spring, but the ferns and the grasses were the main attraction on this September day and we were drawn there to eat our picnic.
Last week we stayed at Pobty Cottage on the Isle of Angelsey. I've been excited about visiting this place since back in the winter when I saw photos of the swing seat under the big pine tree looking out over calm waters. The tide was so far out when we arrived that it was hard to believe it would come right up to the garden wall.