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Creating a piece of Art to inspire, soothe, brighten someones day.

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Creating a piece of Art to inspire, soothe, brighten someones day.

So for those curious about the piece 'Starburst' I posted on facebook the other day, here is a little more info on why, how and where for...... The piece is a three dimensional mixed media 4x4ft canvas for a Charity - Leonard Cheshire Care Home in Tunbridge Wells. A group of artists that I'm part of were asked to put proposals forward for a piece 'out of our comfort zone' so instead of my usual silk painting and knowing I had hoarded all sorts of bits over the years (hate waste - love to recycle), saying to myself 'that would...

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Dragon Silk Paintings Enjoying Their Home In Guildford

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Dragon Silk Paintings Enjoying Their Home In Guildford

Andrew and Tracey Thatcher live in Surrey. Andrew is self-employed and creates Exhibition stands and Tracey is an exams coordinator. Both love greyhounds and after just losing one they are waiting for the right time for another greyhound to join their family.     Meikie Designs was interested in finding out the reasons behind their many purchases and asked Annie Dixon from Writing and Blogging to discover more about the original paintings they have bought and which have now taken up residence in their home in Guildford.    How did you hear about Meikie Designs?     We first met Meikie and...

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First Show of the Year - the Fabulous RHS Wisley Contemporary Craft and Design Show.

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First Show of the Year - the Fabulous RHS Wisley Contemporary Craft and Design Show.

So looking forward to showing of my Brand New Original Silk Paintings, they'll get their first outing at the Wisley Show, along with my Brand New Mug Designs, Round Place Mats, Footstools, Kaleidascope Tiles........ and so much more It starts on the 27th April open daily 9am-6pm till the 1st May and is run by http://www.craftinfocus.com/wisley_april_may_17.htmlTo my regulars who live anywhere near Wisley this is must see show on their calendars. For those who live a little bit further afield they make arrangements to meet in the middle there with friends who live further the other way. Understandable as not...

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Welcome to the new website!

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As many you have known me from my very first silk paintings, cushions many with double pointy edges, those cute little make up bags with the pointy edges (had a thing about pointy edges), and purses and greetings cards all of which were hand painted on silk, You all know how much my work has changed and developed over the years and I thank you all for still encouraging me twenty odd years on. So I've finally sorted the new website, I hope you like it and find it easier to use than the old one. I've listed more of...

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