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A Brief History of Mother's Day or Mothering Sunday

Posted on March 21, 2022 by Laura - | 0 comments
In modern Britain the more often, and more commercially, referred to 'Mother's Day', is the fourth Sunday of lent and was traditionally known as Mothering Sunday. It has been observed by both Christian and Roman Catholic Churches since the Middle Ages and the UK is even believed to be the first country in the world to have dedicated a day for mothers.

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The Power of Colour

Posted on March 14, 2022 by Laura - | 0 comments

Colour is key, whether you are selecting a new car, a fresh colour scheme for your home, or an item of clothing. It is something which we give great consideration to, and with good reason.

Russian painter and theorist Wassily Kandinksy is purported to have once said “colour is a power which directly influences the soul”, and therefore has the ability to influence our moods, emotions and even actions.

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Events in Britain in 2022

Posted on February 14, 2022 by Laura - | 0 comments

There are some big things happening in the UK in 2022...

The events calendars in Britain are starting to look a little more 'full' after a couple of years of non-events and cancellations.

Not least is the “blockbuster” four day Bank Holiday weekend from 2nd - 5th June, in honour of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. After, on 4th February this year she became the first British Monarch to celebrate 70 years of service.

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Meet the Artist Josie Appleby

Posted on December 23, 2021 by Laura - | 0 comments
Josie Appleby is a talented young London-based artist. She was educated at Watford Grammar School for Girls, then attended the London branch of the prestigious private Italian school of fashion and design Instituto Marangoni, one of the most credible of its kind in Europe. After only her first year of a graduate
degree Josie was offered an internship at British luxury Fashion House, Alexander McQueen.

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What is Abstract Art?

Posted on November 05, 2021 by Laura - | 0 comments

The practice of abstraction in art refers to the use of 'gestures' to suggest the subject rather than creating accurate depictions of imagery. It can apply to different components of a piece, including colour, shape, line and composition.

The origins of abstract art began very early in the 1900s, during the Modern Art movement, when rapid technological advancements in the West meant that artists needed to find new ways to represent the world around them and its hastily changing ideas and possibilities.

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