Author Archives: sarah gilpin

About sarah gilpin

sculptor, naturalist & photographer exploring restorative ways of seeing and experiencing the landscape through creative and physical activity. Project enquiries or discussions welcome. I am flexible and happy to tailor a project to your needs: a willingness to explore, play and engage in the natural environment is all that is required – for any age.

Granite one, Perlite one – Knitting Rocks

Originally posted on Geological Society of London blog:
Trilobite hat (c) Hannah Ingalls It’s Autumn, and while we’d normally have been in our woolies for weeks now, we’re still able to get away without. For knitters this is a great…

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Spirit of Portland Open Studio

The sun came out after all for our free open studio afternoon, and we had some lovely people seek us out.  With the stonechat team on hand we had lots to offer: thank you! It felt good to be working … Continue reading

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A hive of activity…

on our fifth? studio day

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Cherry Orchard Farm is beautiful

Cherry Orchard Farm is beautiful. via Cherry Orchard Farm is beautiful.

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Dorset Art Weeks fast approaching…

Dorset Art Weeks fast approaching….

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Wanted: Onion Skins!

If you feel like recycling dry onion skins read on… Wanted: Onion Skins!.

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Dorset Voices Launched

Dorset Voices Launched.

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Cutting from b-side newsletter… doodles everywhere

Quick Nudge Our latest doodle comes from b-side artist, Ailie Rutherford. Ailie will be inviting audiences to take part in telepathic drawing experiments on Portland via her new improved Ganzfeld machine…

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Magnolia rings

a splendid magnolia in wendy’s garden is carpeting the ground with petals – I rearranged a few –

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More Hockney inspiration

and late Studio day fun – warming up…. getting there…

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Puffin Play

Studio Day experiments – Exploring plinths/frames for exhibiting at Dorset Art Weeks….

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Famous Doodler

A natty little gallery somewhere off Oxford Street showing paintings by Bob Dylan and Billy Conolly’s latest creative activity – black & white doodles….  

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After Hockney

 At the Royal Academy: an extraordinary exhibition showcasing intensity of colour, a vast scale, a huge amount of work, and revolutionary stuff on iPad In amongst all that noise his relatively quiet small charcoal drawings are a complete inspiration … … Continue reading

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Small stone sculptures?

This is roach stone – the layer of Portland stone that is full of fossils and shells. I am working on sanding and polishing the smooth sides to a fine finish.  Am hoping this might be a format for small … Continue reading

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Ocean Rock

Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river Lao Tse Tung

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New Theme

Forgive me playing – I felt this simpler theme suited better?   Easy to change back  – to twenty ten under appearance/themes…

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Portland Sculptures Website

Work in progress!  Feedback welcome… particularly on the shop section.  Is the combination of form and paypal button on the cards and voucher pages clear/ok?

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2012 card designs

Time to choose some new designs for 2012 – so thought I would survey …   would you choose any of these as 5″ square cards to buy @ £2?  Some of these are familiar from my calendars but none have … Continue reading

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