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Spotlight on… Lucy Bell

A few years ago, Lucy Bell signed up for a ceramics evening class and immediately became hooked. 

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Spotlight on … Babs Behan

Babs Behan is a botanical artist, working with natural dyes which she makes from local plants.

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Spotlight on … Chrissie Hunt

Ceramicist Chrissie Hunt uses mark making to draw onto clay. She uses the texture, form and quality of the line to express elements of the landscape.

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Spotlight on … Amy Jobes

Amy Jobes creates evocative impressionistic oil paintings inspired by the huge skies and distant horizons of the North Devon Coastline.

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Spotlight on … Joanna Haigh

Printmaker Joanna Haigh is inspired by the natural world. She was brought up in Devon and returned two years ago to live on the edge of Dartmoor, where she enjoys taking walks to seek inspiration for her work. Joanna creates reduction linocut prints where each colour layer is carved into the same lino block. A layer is […]

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Spotlight on … Catherine West

Catherine West has gathered a group of artists inspired by nature and wellbeing to show their work in her garden and studio in Crediton.

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Spotlight on … Jordan Eastwood

Jordan Eastwood set himself a 100-day figure drawing challenge. He wanted to practice his skills and create more confident lines, so he decided to share his daily drawing process on social media.

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Spotlight on … Susie Honnor

Susie Honnor is taking part in Devon Open Studios for the first time. She brings a new dimension to potato printing, using the special textures to make colourful patterns on cushions and lampshades.

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Spotlight on … Olya Baklan

Olya Baklan is originally from Ukraine and now based in Torbay. She feels the energy of life which she demonstrates in her watercolours. Her inspiration comes from nature and wildflowers which she refers to as ‘the quiet poetry of rural life’. During Devon Open Studios, Olya will be welcoming visitors to “Watercolour Paradise” at Artizan Gallery, Torquay. […]

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