Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

Stellar Objects

I have always been fascinated with the life and death of stars. The mind-bending size of them, and the length of time it takes for their light to reach us. That, in spite of their size and grandeur, they’re finite, like the rest of us.

November 23, 2020 · 1 Comment

Portals

“Portals” was the second work I made after I’d returned to Italy. I’d finished it on the anniversary of my grandmother’s death in June, and that evening a moth flew in through the window and landed on the portal

November 21, 2020 · 4 Comments

Lives Creative – Neil Adams, Carpenter

A passion for restoring and re-employing the traditional tools and techniques of his trade hallmark the work and art of carpenter Neil Adams.   Neil was born in London and works from his private … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lives Creative – Laura Rovida of Rovida Design

Combining her studies in design with her passion for artisan-made products, and with 16 years experience in her craft, Laura Rovida is a weaver extraordinaire. Starting out as an apprentice … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lives Creative – Michelle Grant, Photographer and Designer

“My work involves drawing on lots of influences and pulling the individual strands and ideas together to create a cohesive whole.” Michelle is a fellow Australian, from Brisbane, who found … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sunday Studio Updates: May, May, What Can I Say?

All winter long on the mountain I can’t wait for the eruption of spring. It’s not that I hate winter, but once Christmas, La Fiaccolata and New Year have come … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Painter Francesca Simonetti – Montelaterone

“An imagined world, that of women, made of desires and expectations […] As in theatre, a painting allows the viewer to imagine so many things, to take on real life … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Stefano Pifferi, Painter and Framer

“I paint for sheer joy of the soul connecting with the canvas…”   Another self-taught painter, using oils and acrylics, Stefano often paints late into the night after business hours. … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Cinzia Bardelli, Ceramicist and Illustrator

“Ceramics was love at first sight. I realised I could give my illustrations three dimensions.” Cinzia Bardelli is a multi disciplined artist working mainly in ceramics and illustration. She studied at … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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