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- A Year of Reading
- Artique, Tetbury. A small piece of India in the Cotswold Hills.
- Bears: 30 years of painting them.
- Book List.
- A Hole in the Sky
- East of the Sun, West of the Moon: in between the lines.
- How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes
- I am Cat: Walking through dreams.
- Mrs Noah’s Pockets
- One Cheetah, One Cherry
- Something About a Bear.
- Song of the Golden Hare
- The Cat and the Fiddle
- The Lost Words; A spell of words by Robert MacFarlane.
- The Newborn Child
- The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow
- The White Fox
- The Wild Swans
- Walking with Cats ( Working title)
- What’s all the paperboat stuff about? Or: Living with a Playful Heart.
- Books in their natural habitat.
- Day of the Desk.
- Dragons in Torquay Museum
- Exhibitions and Festivals etc.
- Fishing in a river a thousand miles away.
- Mary Bear and Friends.
- My paintings in their natural habitat
- The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan.
- The House of Golden Dreams.
- The Secret of the Tattered Shoes illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi
Author Archives: Jackie
January has come and gone, and life has been busy. Long days painting, home half of the time, and away with work the other half. And it has been wonderful to settle again to work. Over Christmas I worked with … Continue reading
When I was first fledged from college I wandered the streets of London with my portfolio, looking for work. Appointments were made from phone boxes on street corners, as mobile phones were uncommon. One of my first clients was a … Continue reading
Small in stature but loud in noise, he walks with The White Cat. Up the Green Lane he walks. With The Dog, Rosie, with The White Cat he walks. Side by side, brave in the world, seeking adventure, the small … Continue reading
Last week, in Swindon, the Literacy Trust held a celebration of reading, writing, literacy. The Trust’s patron brought along a beautiful cake. Now, I know I should be talking about the importance of reading as an empowering tool for children, … Continue reading
The Lost Words exhibition has now moved and re-invented itself in the glorious setting of Nyman’s Gardens. Last weekend I travelled across England and Wales to sit in the gallery and paint and talk and sign books and goodness me … Continue reading
When, in February of 2015, I wrote an email to Robert Macfarlane< I never imagined in my wildest wild dreams that in 2019, in January, I would find myself working with some of the finest people in the land. I’ve … Continue reading
Day began with walking at the beach where creatures drew patterns in the sand. Lines drawings of journeys. Later, coffee with a friend and I was reminded of some work that I keep seeing. First it was a giant sparrow … Continue reading
The last year has been a whirl of a year. Far too much away from home, not enough time spent painting, but when I did it was with a sharper focus, I think, and a stronger desire to learn and … Continue reading
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