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Posts Tagged ‘Gold Leaf’

Meet Grande Dame: Special Guest Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Tiff McGinnis is Grande Dame: she appeared in the first ever issue of Amelia's Magazine ten years ago so it's only fitting that she has produced an amazing one off piece of artwork to celebrate my 10th anniversary. Read on to find out about Saint Agatha.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Tiff McGinnis, aka Grande Dame, is a highly collectible multi-disciplinary artist who is currently hosting My Voodoo On You, a spectacular solo show at the Ink_D gallery in Brighton. I have been working with Tiff since issue one of Amelia's Magazine 10 years ago so I am really happy to announce that she has donated a one off silk screen print, featuring loads of 24 carat gold leaf and hand coloured with flouro acrylic paint. Saint Agatha is the Patron Saint of Breast Cancer Patients, Rape Survivors, Bell Ringers, Bakers, Jewellers, Martyrs, Wet Nurses, Fire and Volcanic Eruptions, and is depicted carrying her breasts on a tray because they were cut off when she refused the advances of a high ranking magistrate. Tiff was drawn to this subject because “I went to Catholic school for 12 years and have always been intrigued by religious… read more

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Meet Niall Grant: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Illustrator Niall Grant created the beautiful Mater Gaia artwork for my 10th anniversary artists' book, funding now on Kickstarter. Here he describes his work process and influences.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Niall Grant works between studios in Norwich and London, creating fine prints that are inspired by traditional European illustration. He has worked for a diverse range of clients and showed […]

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Meet Lorna Scobie: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Lorna Scobie illustrated Black Cats for her contribution to my 10th anniversary limited edition artists' book... prepare to be bewitched.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lorna Scobie has contributed to Amelia’s Magazine for many years. She was one of my top picks at her graduate show in 2012, and since then she has designed for […]

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An Interview with Jewellery Designer Kate Sibley, talking about her ‘Future Jewellery’ Collection

London based designer Kate Sibley, of design studio Sibley Grove, talks us through her new bold and sustainable jewellery collection created with beautifully folded stone paper.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Kate Sibley Jewellery by Laura Griffin When I first looked at images of Kate Sibley’s stone ‘paper’ Future Jewellery I was reminded of a gorgeous book I fell in love […]