So we’re all staying at home now and getting used to a new routine. We thought we would post images here of where we are working – a mix of existing home studios and new temporary arrangements – and what we are working on – including some new lockdown special projects and some non-art stuff.
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Fetching raspberry scrubs sewn by Ruth for Ipswich Hospital
And Janine’s 5th lockdown swap drawing, responding to a work by artist and friend Peter Pilgrim, an abstract based on a window grid with circular shapes echoing a light bulb.
Ali’s charcoal drawing of her late father
Janine’s 4th lockdown swap drawing, channeling Agnes Martin, Rachel Whiteread and Josef Albers
When Su needs a break from her slow drawing, this is her TV knitting – linen stitch scarves using leftovers, for the charity Knit for Peace
A very slow drawing which Su is making for a forthcoming HB online show
The latest of Janine’s ‘isolation swap’ drawings: a light bulb, nearly 100 years old and about a foot long.
Ali is still working, even on Saturday
Caragh sorting out her old kitchen …
… to move into her gorgeous new one
Janine has been digging a new vegetable patch
Decorated Easter eggs by Ruth
Su’s first attempt to grow celery from the base of an old head
A work in progress from Ali – a portrait of Lala
Another of Janine’s drawings for her isolation swap project – responding to the other artist’s drawing of a view down a garden to a house with a steel-framed window
Where Janine works in her Suffolk home
Ali’s new garden studio – desk, easel, inspiration, good light.
The studio/office from which Caragh taught life drawing classes for Edge Arts Bath via Zoom.
Ruth’s current work in progress – a drawing of the forest floor in New South Wales on delicate Japanese paper
Ruth in her barn studio
Janine’s first drawing in a Lockdown Swap project with another artist. The idea is to do a drawing a week, send them digitally to each other, then do a drawing in response.
A new drawing by Janine Hall for HB’s proposed ‘Found In Translation’ show – date TBC
Fibre laid out and ready for Su to make felt
Piles of fibre for a new felt piece prepped in Su’s studio