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Sarah Joy Stories

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My ideas come fast and furious. I work on several pieces at one time following a variety of themes. Drawing is fundamental to my design process, solving many issues of scale, colour, pattern, shape and line in a relatively short period of time. My work is stitched either by hand or machine and sometimes both. …

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Stitch & Textiles – an Art Form unlike any other

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I think the Merriam Webster definition of “ArtForm” says it all. Artform is defined as ‘”an unconventional form or medium in which impulses regarded as artistic may be expressed “. Like traditional artists, as embroiderers, we use colour and form as a base. However an entirely new layer of design comes into play when stitches …

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Marine Magic from odds and sods

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I am an artist who specialises in mixed media, textile-based pieces with a love of strong, vibrant colour.   I take my inspiration from a variety of sources and am particularly interested in the way in which ancient societies created a series of visual symbols to represent the things which were important to them. I …