The Bristol Shop Blog — Artist Interviews

Meet The Bristol Shop Family: Amy Hutchings

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“I am always open to new experiences as I walk around the city. Inspiration can be as simple as the way shadows fall across the path, the interplay of colours in my immediate environment or the contrast between the natural and manmade.”

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Bristol Artist Interview: Jenny Urquhart

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Jenny is one of The Bristol Shop’s most prolific artists, she currently has 58 products listed with us, including beautiful, colourful works of art, most of which have a strong Bristolian theme, coasters & placemats and even a Bristol colouring book! Recently Viv Kennedy caught up with her to find out more about her inspirations, practice and latest news. I am told that you didn’t pick up a paint brush until 2010, I’m not sure I believe that’s true... (laughs) Oh dear, that sounds like such a boast doesn’t it? I did GCSE art but hadn’t painted anything since then;...

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Meet the Maker with Sheona Beaumont at The Bristol Shop

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In the next of our Meet The Maker Series we meet Sheona Beaumont, Bristol photographer and artist. Hi SHEONA! Please tell us a bit about yourself and what you do. I’m a Bristol-born artist and researcher. I’m addicted to photography, its language and the incredible versatility you get when you work digitally - I’m happiest when tinkering with images on my computer and/or writing about them. What inspires your creations? A whole range of things, which usually end up in the images as various layers - sometimes obviously, sometimes not. New ways of seeing the same thing, other artists’ work,...

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Meet the Maker with Charlotte Rowlands at The Bristol Shop

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In the next of our Meet The Maker Series we meet Charlotte Rowlands, Bristol born painter and artist. Hi CHARLOTTE! Please tell us a bit about yourself and what you do. My name is Charlotte Rowlands and I am a painter, born and bred in Bristol. I mainly paint landscapes, particularly scenes with water, and Bristol’s beautiful harbour provides a plethora of attractive views. You have some fantastic creations, what inspires you? I am inspired by French artists such as Degas, Renoir and Boudin, the English landscape artist Edward Seago and the Venetian painter Guardi. In my view, paintings of...

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Meet the Maker with Nick Church at The Bristol Shop

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In the next of our Meet The Maker Series we meet Nick Church, a Bristol based artist who does beautiful things with pen and ink point art Hi Nick! Please tell us a bit about yourself and what you do. I am an artist specializing in pen and ink pointillism, using tiny dots to build up intricate detail. What inspires you? My background in Civil Engineering provides much inspiration, combined with taking a more unusual view of local everyday scenes whose beauty we overlook. What do you feel makes your work unique? The effect produced by my fine work is...

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