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Posts Tagged ‘Easter’

Easter Art: Bunnies and Hares and Eggs and Chocolate and Spring Vibes in the Air at last!

Happy Easter all! May you have a relaxing weekend with friends and family and copious chocolate.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Eostre by Sara Netherway
Eostre by Sara Netherway.

I love this time of year: juicy green buds on the trees, flowers unfurling, finally a small sign of warmer weather. And familiar Easter traditions such as bunnies, decorated eggs and eating far too much chocolate. My latest open brief asked for submissions on the theme of Easter and what it means to you...

Sara Netherway (above)
For the Easter open call I've been inspired the goddess of the dawn Eostre. I've drawn her as a hare, who is taking care of the new spring life in the form of a baby. The image is drawn in pen and scanned with hand drawn textures, then brought together in photoshop with digital colour added. 

Egg Hunt by CarlyWatts
Carly Watts: Egg Hunt
Easter is one of my favourite times of year, I love giving and receiving pretty chocolate eggs (or bunnies) and eating hot cross buns. When I was younger I used to adore having an easter egg hunt in the garden, so I decided to base my… read more

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Owen Duff introduces special Easter tune The Resurrection (Easter Sunday)

What is your Easter experience? It's not always a joyous affair as this beautiful tune from Owen Duff illustrates. I wish you the best for a calm and social weekend (with chocolate).

Written by Amelia Gregory

Owen Duff talks us through his inspiration for special Easter tune The Resurrection (Easter Sunday). I have an unhappy relationship with Easter weekends, as being a spontaneous (okay, chaotic) type […]

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Easter Open Brief for Artists and Illustrators

A brand new open call out: if you love the imagery associated with Easter then do get involved and send me your artwork for display on the website.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve got a new callout! Do you love all the imagery that is associated with Easter? Bunnies, Hares, Easter Eggs, Chocolate, Hot Cross Buns, Simnel Cake, Fluffy Chicks, New Beginnings, […]

Easter 2013: Illustrated

Pagan symbols of Easter are celebrated by illustrators in this blog to celebrate the (hopeful) arrival of spring.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Easter by Daniel Alexander. I don’t know about you but this feels like the least Eastery Easter for many years: normally the weather is becoming properly spring-like and the daffodils […]

An interview with Miriam Lehle of Prose Studio

Miriam Lehle of Prose Studio is based in the pretty town of Schorndorf near Stuttgart in Germany. But she shows internationally and will be returning to London Fashion Week this September. One to watch I say...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Prose Elizabeth A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. Prose is a literary genre. Novels are prose, click as are novellas, pharm letters and even newspaper articles. Miriam Lehle has named her label […]

Olivia Rubin collaborates with OPI to create her own shatter nail lacquer set

The delightful Olivia Rubin showed me around her A/W 2011 collection herself, and then I had a fab shatter nail polish done by Alexandra Burke's nail technician and my unruly mop was tamed by a stylist from RUSH hair. Lovely.

Written by Amelia Gregory

OPI shatter nail polish collaboration with Olivia Rubin by Novemto Komo. I do like a press day where you can get your hair and nails done, price so despite my […]

Discovering Tour de Force at Luna and Curious

Gibraltarian designer Camille Roman makes the most exquisite headpieces, worn by the likes of Paloma Faith, Kate Nash and Jessie J. I discovered her in Luna & Curious, a beautiful boutique in Shoreditch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tour de Force headpiece by Alicia Rosam. Luna & Curious used to be at the end of my road, malady but in February they relocated to a new store on […]

Easter Biscuits from the Biscuiteers

New Easter biscuits from Biscuiteers feature Easter eggs, bunnies, lambs, ducklings... and for the Royal Wedding a selection that includes the fabled engagement ring in all it's iced wonder. Yum.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Biscuiteers Easter egg biscuit tin. Think buttered icing is over-rated? Fed up with cupcakes? Sick of chocolate eggs? Then how about trying something a little different this Easter? Biscuiteers have […]

The Chocolate Festival at the SouthBank Centre, April 2011

You're a chocolate lover, right? Then you really should get along to The Chocolate Festival, running from Friday 8th April - Sunday 10th April. Perfect for all your artisanal Easter gifts... and more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Chocolate Festival logo, remedy on a fairtrade bag, approved get in. I do so love to discover something by accident. This evening I went to meet my boyfriend at […]

Biscuiteers Book of Iced Biscuits: a perfect idea for Mothering Sunday

It's nearly Mothering Sunday... what to do?! All mothers love home made gifts, so how about making your dear mum some delicious iced biscuits? This book will tell you all you need to know.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Biscuiteers Book of Iced Biscuits. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Okay, order so I know it’s Pancake Day, and International Women’s Day. But I want to talk about BISCUITS. And […]

Tatty Devine and Rob Ryan collaborate again!

Florence Massey starts Easter early with Tatty Devine and Rob Ryan's collaborative custom jewellery pieces…

Written by Florence Massey

Easter is just around the corner, click and as well as a delightfully lo-oo-ong weekend, it also means plenty of chocolate egg eating and some egg hunting (despite being in […]