Do you like art? I do πŸ˜‰ One of my friends, Hoeyyn, took part in her first London Art Fair last week – the Talented Art Fair- so of course I had to go down and support her! Hoeyyn is one of the nicest people I know, and super talented as well- she moved all the way from Malaysia to Edinburgh where she now has her own gallery. (If this sounds interesting, read more about herΒ here, in 1 of my Meet the Maker features πŸ™‚ ) Over 6000 visitors came for this 3 day (free!) show – for an inaugural show, that’s quite an achievement, don’t you think? πŸ™‚

 

She created a whole range of new paintings just for the show- and only in 1 month!! I am really, really impressed!!

Which of her works is your favourite? The colours in the top one really stand out IMO πŸ™‚

 

Photo of the lovely Hoeyyn with her beautiful and dramatic paintings, kindly wearing a necklace I’d made for her! πŸ™‚ Here’s an easy DIY using the same Chinese knot to make a statement lace cuff

 

It was also nice to take a walk around and see all the other interesting pieces of art! Here are some that stood out to me:

Sculpture at the entrance by Sharon Griffin- reminds me of Pan! If you like 3D art, why not try a stone carving class (review here)?

 

I LOVE this indoor wall! It really helps the art pop too! The artist, Nettie, was kind enough to share the contact of the supplier, so if you’re interested, leave a comment and I’ll send it to you πŸ™‚

Nettie sold 2 pieces of work on the 1st day and a London art gallery asked for 7 more!!

 

Terrarriums are all the range on Instagram and on DIY blogs and I loved these really intricate miniature worlds by Isabel Cortese.

 

It was also cool to see quite a few Asian artists exhibiting. It was my childhood dream to learn horse riding (which did come true as an adult πŸ™‚ Fave memory: working with wild horses in the Australian outback and galloping down a beach) so I obviously HAD to take photos of these cool horse sculptures by Yueh Yin, a Taiwanese artist. Both her and her husband were exhibiting and I found the idea of a husband-wife-artist duo really cool πŸ™‚

 

 

 

 

 

Written by Zen

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Sharon

Thank you for the lovely review #happinesswherever! It was a fab show… Always so friendly and a great vibe to the whole event…. If you’d like to know any more about how I make the sculpture, why not follow me…www.facebook.com/sharongriffinfigurativeartist
I show how I make my ceramic figures via live streaming and press recorded videos sometimes πŸ™‚
X sharon

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Zen

Aww thanks for stopping by Sharon, glad the show went well for you πŸ™‚ Yes I will drop by your FB! πŸ™‚

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