Over the coming weeks I’ll be talking with our talented and varied cast of Secret Severn Artists. This week, It’s the turn of Jenny Newall….. Hello, Jenny, firstly could you please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about what you do? Hi, I’m Jenny Newall and I’m a creative entrepreneur who enjoys transforming ideas and dreams into stained glass illustrations. There is a high level of precision required to work with stained glass. Did you have to do much training? I gained a Fine Art Degree at Loughborough University in 2008 but my love affair with glass began in 2010 with a beginner’s workshopRead More →

Hazel McNab Lino printmaking, colours, textures and expressions in eyes. Linocut printmaking. email hazelbmcn@gmail.com web hazelmcnab.com mob 07791190171 facebook Hazel McNab Art instagram hazelmcn BA Fashion & Textiles St Martins MA Fashion & Textiles University of Central England Coming from a fashion and textiles background I love colour and pattern. Cutting lino, building up layers, seeing what is evolving, it’s mostly planned, but with some lovely surprises along the way. By hand burnishing no two prints come out the same. I am half of the gallery Two for Joy at Maws hazelmcnab bearRead More →

Maggie Cameron Artist and Art teacher Maggie Cameron has lived and worked locally for the past 15 years. Her latest work can be seen as a series of thoughts and meditations which touch upon issues such as the environment, identity, beauty and the journey of life. The recurring symbols of the nautilus shell, the spiral, the wave and the circular form help to serve as reminders of this journey as well as becoming motifs which indicate repetition, protection or encasement. Her series of mixed media pieces also aim to explore meaning through process, often using found, discarded or torn objects or papers to investigate bothRead More →

Who I am Katherine Soutar (Caddick) I am an illustrator specialising in storytelling and folklore themes What I do I work for the History press and individual storytellers to make visible and bring to life characters and themes from the rich oral tradition of both this country and places further afield What inspires me I am inspired by stories and the way they speak to our hearts as well as our experience of the world. also the natural (and the supernatural) world I inhabit and which also inhabits me Why I do it I have a wish to show others what I can see whenRead More →

Jenny Newall http://www.folksy.com/shops/jennynewallstainedglass http://www.instagram.com/jenny_newall_stained_glass  http://www.facebook.com/jennynewall.stainedglass jennynewall.artsandcrafts@googlemail.co.uk Fun, contemporary, stained glass artwork, consisting of sun-catchers, workshops and bespoke windows. 07894262103Read More →

Sandy Densem Vibrant, colourful paintings in oils and mixed media. densemwinter@gmail.com www.sandydensem.com 01952 876417 07801413757 f.Sandy Densem Winter I paint in oils, acrylics and mixed media.  I also teach drawing and painting, and my purpose is to help people find their own creativity.Read More →

Amanda Hillier ILLUSTRATOR & PRINTMAKER I trained as a graphic designer at Lincoln College of Art, and have worked for many years as a graphic designer and illustrator primarily in greetings, publishing and packaging for clients around the world. Recently, I have used lino printing as a medium in my work on heritage and specialist projects for clients such as The Canal & River Trust and Middleport Pottery. This interest has led me to produce limited edition linoprints inspired by the landscape and heritage around me – from the Ironbridge Gorge to the Stiperstones and beyond. I also enjoy sharing the skill of printmaking andRead More →