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Bristol Artist Interview: Jenny Urquhart

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Bristol Artist Interview: Jenny Urquhart

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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Goram & Ghyston The Bristol Giants Children's Book, A Review

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Goram & Ghyston The Bristol Giants Children's Book, A Review

Thanks to the lovely Kerry Leppier for this review!- Danny As a parent and a fan of Bristol (and books), I absolutely could not wait to get my hands on a copy of Oliver Digby’s Goram & Ghyston, The Bristol Giants. I love the bright cover, in fact the illustrations throughout by Tom Bonson are fabulous and my daughter Florence (who’s two and a half) really enjoyed the pictures of the giants.  At every page turn I was faced with the question: “Where’s a uller giant?” (“Where’s the other giant?”) The story tells of how two giants, Goram and Ghyston created...

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Meet the Maker with Sheona Beaumont at The Bristol Shop

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Meet the Maker with Sheona Beaumont at The Bristol Shop

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 Nick Church at The Bristol Shop

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Meet the Maker with Nick Church at The Bristol Shop

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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Introducing Gift Cards at The Bristol Shop

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Introducing Gift Cards at The Bristol Shop

Do you know someone who would love a gift from The Bristol Shop but aren't sure exactly what do buy for them? As of today you can now give the gift of choice with The Bristol Shop Gift Cards. The Bristol Shop Gift Cards are available in £10, £25, £50 and £100. They can be used as part payment towards a higher priced item, multiple gift cards can be used to make a purchase and the balance is valid for 12 months! Gift cards are emailed to you immediately, you can then print them to pop inside a greetings card...

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