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Nature and Wildlife Celebrating beauty in Art by Nature Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

Nature and wildlife is everywhere on our planet so it should be no surprise that it is everywhere in art reminding us of how beautiful and incredible the world in which we live is and hopefully will always be. That will of course depend a lot on how we as a species and individuals care […]

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Creativity with furniture-How to Up-cycle or decoupage your Furniture-Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

Creativity isn’t one thing-it can be many things to many people! If like me you are focusing on one type of art for the majority of your time it is good to take time out and experiment with other techniques or colours or ideas. If you have an old piece of furniture that is looking […]

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HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY SHOPPING WITH SMALL BUSINESSES! Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

Does it matter if I shop with small businesses? Surely it won’t make much of a difference to them? WELL YES IT DOES! A HUGE DIFFERENCE!The following is the difference that it makes to me but imagine this difference all over the country to all those businesses trying to survive in this tough economic world….. […]

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SOME FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS TO THE COLOURFUL PETERBOROUGH ARTIST-CHARRON PUGSLEY-HILL

People are often fascinated by our lives as artists as though we are something apart from society and I have to say much of what we do can be or can seem to be to those not of an artistic creation. As an artist who loves being with people and is inspired by their responses […]

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HARVEST GOLD AND AUTUMN COLOUR-PETERBOROUGH ARTIST CHARRON PUGSLEY-HILL

Autumn colours have been attracting  my gaze over the last couple of weeks as I think its been the best autumnal colour for a few years certainly here in Peterborough. Usually oranges and yellows are not the colours that I am attracted to most but when they are on tall statuesque trees then its a […]

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A Visit to York Art Gallery-Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

York Art Gallery has recently undergone a major refurbishment and re-opened its doors on 1st August 2015. Now to be clear I am not a huge fan of many art galleries finding them intimidating and too formal for my relaxed nature and often I find the art is not what I actually want to see.I […]

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Peterborough Artist and the Andy Warhol Inspired Poppy Painting

Little did I know years ago when I painted my dog Poppy, the style of which was inspired by an Andy Warhol dog on a note book that I bought in Edinburgh, that I would go on to paint lots of dogs inspired by my enjoyment of my Poppy painting. Since then I have painted […]

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Edith Cavell and her Peterborough Story by artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

Edith Cavell was a British nurse who was executed in Brussels for helping allied soldiers escape from the occupying German army a hundred years ago in World War I. I am commemorating her life work and execution in THE BLANKET OF POPPIES-an artwork currently in progress-see my other blogs about this work.   EDITH CAVELL […]

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Edith Cavell and Brussels-her story-Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

I am writing a series of blogs to tell the story of British nurse Edith Cavell who was executed on 12th October 1915 for helping allied soldiers escape German occupied Brussels. This is her Brussels part of the story…. EDITH CAVELL Edith Cavell first went to Brussels in 1890 as a 25 year old governess […]

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THE BLANKET OF POPPIES – EDITH CAVELL WORKSHOPS WITH ARTIST CHARRON PUGSLEY-HILL

      This week in my Peterborough studio has been a bit crazy since THE BLANKET OF POPPIES hit the press-I sent out a press release to 4 places of which 3 took the story and then it made BBC NEWS ONLINE. This was fabulous as it meant that I have been contacted by […]

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