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Posts Tagged ‘That Which We Do Not Understand’

An interview with Antonia Parker: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Kent based artist Antonia Parker creates exciting work in a variety of mediums, including gouache and ceramics. As a new mother she's also exploring the balance between motherhood and creativity.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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The lovely Antonia Parker has contributed artwork to several of my books now. This time she was inspired by the multitude of lanterns that adorn her house to create a beautiful colouring page for Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion. She tells us about her current work practice and fitting creativity around motherhood, a challenge I can well relate to.

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What is your double page inspired by?
I have all these gorgeous lanterns at home that I adorn the house with for… read more

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An interview with Jenny Tang: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

A recent graphic arts graduate, Jenny Tang has created a fabulous image featuring a page full of hungry dogs - featured in my upcoming colouring book.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jenny Tang contributes a vibrant image to Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion, featuring loads of excitable dogs chasing some sausages, I love it! Jenny is a recent graduate of Bucks New […]

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An interview with Erika Rier: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Artist Erika Rier hails from the west coast of the USA, creating powerful artwork inspired by the struggles of everyday life.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Portland based Erika Rier is a multi disciplinary artist with a unique vision. I am so glad she entered my colouring book open brief, with an amazing and unusual narrative […]

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OPEN BRIEF for ARTISTS: Amelia’s Magazine Colourful Colouring Companion

Announcing a brand new exciting Open Brief for all artists, illustrators and image makers! Make sure you get involved and submit your work for my exclusive collaborative colouring in book for adults. DEADLINE EXTENDED until 14th Sept 2015, details at bottom of blog.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Have you noticed the huge trend for colouring books aimed at adults? It hasn’t escaped my notice: I included a series of colouring in pages in issue 4 of Amelia’s […]

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The Many Sides: An interview with founder Rita Sheth

Rita Sheth is the founder of The Many Sides, a unique destination website that specialises in Edgy, Indie and Global Fashion. Here she describes her journey...

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Many Sides Fashion Illustration By Toni Morris. You come from a corporate background – why did you decide to branch out and set up The Many Sides and what […]

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An interview with Mike Gale: introducing solo album Finger Bone From Swan Wing

Mike Gale is a prolific songwriter and collaborator, with one solo album just realised and another on the way.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I catch up with prolific musician, writer and seaside dweller Mike Gale, Co-pilgrim frontman and now solo artist, with one album out and another on the way. Why did you […]

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Tent London 2014: Lighting, Furniture, Jewellery and Interior Design

A round up of brilliant furniture, top class lighting, unusual jewellery and other wonderful finds from the 2014 Tent London show at the Truman Brewery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Continuing my very late review of the 2014 edition of Tent London, here is some wonderful furniture, lighting, jewellery and other finds. First of all, Snarfle astride a knitted rocking […]

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Tent London 2014: Textiles and Surface Design

A review of the most exciting textiles and surface designs discovered at the 2014 edition of Tent London, held at the Truman Brewery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yes yes it’s been 6 months since the 2014 edition of Tent London but straight after the show I became ridiculously busy with my 10th anniversary Kickstarter project, That Which […]

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Introducing True Romance: Print Designs chosen for an exhibition curated by East End Prints

Helen of East End Prints has chosen 9 designs created in response to my open brief to feature in the True Romance exhibition, open 6th-17th February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I am really pleased to share the designs that have been chosen by East End Prints to appear as part of the True Romance exhibition opening today at 70 Paul […]

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That Which We Do Not Understand: Limited Edition Artists’ Book and Fine Art Prints Available to Buy Online NOW!

My spectacular gold foiled 10th anniversary book is now available to buy online at my Big Cartel store, alongside the remaining copies of the beautiful gold leaf prints.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I am very pleased to announce that you can now buy my 10th anniversary limited edition artists’ book online at my brand new Big Cartel shop. Grab your copy of […]

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Alfred & Wilde: an interview with designer Simon Mitchell

Simon Mitchell introduces his wonderful interiors brand Alfred & Wilde, and reveals the reason for his fascination with the Platonic Solids.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Celebrating 10 Years of Amelia’s Magazine: the launch party for That Which We Do Not Understand

On Thursday 11th December contributors and special guests gathered to celebrate the launch of That Which We Do Not Understand at the Tatty Devine shop on Brick Lane.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On Thursday 11th December we celebrated the launch of That Which We Do Not Understand, the book and prints, with a special invite only party at the Tatty Devine shop […]

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Meet Cristian Grossi: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

The beautiful and alluring Ver Sacrum by Cristian Grossi was inspired by a night spent in hospital. Available as a gorgeous huge fine art gold leaf print and also featured in my 10th anniversary book.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cristian Grossi lives in Italy, where he works on a plethora of art, design and fashion projects. He studied computer science and his bold graphic style is influenced by modernism, […]

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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

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 […]

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Meet Yoko Furusho: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Yoko Furusho is a super talented New York based Japanese illustrator. Her work for my 10th anniversary book is inspired by ideas of the afterlife, and is available as a super limited gold leaf print NOW.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yoko Furusho is a Japanese illustrator based in New York, and was featured in my first book, Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration. Since then she has worked with a long list […]

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Meet Karin Soderquist: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Swedish illustrator Karin Soderquist studied in London before returning to Stockholm. She contributes the fabulous and enigmatic The Magician's Assistant to my 10th anniversary artists' book. Find out more here...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Karin Soderquist studied at Camberwell College of Art and first captured my attention at her 2011 graduate show. She is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden, has contributed to numerous exhibitions […]

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Meet Laura Wilson: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Artist Laura Wilson has an awesome attitude to art and life. Her brilliant Fortuna illustration is featured in my 10th anniversary book and is also available as a gold leaf print.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Wilson is a recent graduate who runs a collaborative creative blog and illustrates for online feminist magazine Bitchtopia. She has a deep interest in neo-Paganism and ancient symbols of […]

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Meet Parris Wakefield: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Order from Chaos is the enigmatic fine art print design by design duo Parris Wakefield, featuring geometric shapes inspired by mathematical patterns.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Parris has a background in environmental science and is one half of interiors design duo Parris Wakefield, who create colourful graphic textiles that I first fell in love with […]

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Meet Katie Ponder: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Katie Ponder is a recent graduate of Falmouth University who has created The Weather Witches, a wonderful image inspired by tarot and the changing of seasons. Available as a beautiful limited edition gold leaf print!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Katie Ponder graduated from Falmouth University and was one of my favourite new illustrators discovered at New Designers this year. She was the winner of the 2014 AOI book category […]

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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 […]