Category: art

Mackney Photography Makeover and Sheila from Big Ant Video

Steve is our normal blogger, but this time you’ve got me – Sheila! Back in April as a birthday present I was given a voucher for a make over with Simon Mackney from Mackney Photography in Darley Abbey Mills. I had met Simon before and knew of his work both by seeing it and by…


A short film about Alysn Midgelow-Marsden; textiles artist.

We have just finished a short film about a local artist. Alysn is an artist who works primarily in copper, bronze, stainless steel and pewter metal shims and woven metal fabrics; often altering the original surface by burnishing, texturing, printing, patterning and patinating. The results vary from subtle to spectacular, and she was ideal material(!)…


Great networking event at the Quad – Hatch’d Out

Went to the Hatch’d networking event at the Quad in Derby this evening. Hatch’d is run by Holly Booth and a fantastic team consisting of Sharon Stevens Cash, Chris Seddon, Samantha Eynon, Pete Salter, Katherine Cory, Ash Bird and Debbie Longridge. Really appreciate everyone making us feel very welcome – and met some very interesting…


Naked i and Big Ant Video

**UPDATE** Video will be showing this weekend at The Beetroot Tree art gallery in Draycott. www.thebeetroottree.com Had a really creative video shoot last night with Debra Yates – a very talented artist and graphic designer. In Debra’s words: NAKED i is an ambient exhibition that introspectively examines the fragility of the human body and considers…


Filming at the Beetroot Tree art gallery

Beautiful art gallery in Draycott, Derbyshire. Home to numerous artists and collections. Really recommend a visit to the cafe too; great food, strong coffee; can’t fault it! The Beetroot Tree