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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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2016-Be the Authentic YOU!

Every new year millions of people make millions of resolutions or promises to themselves that they will stop smoking, loose weight, be happier, be fitter, do more things, do less things  or whatever it is that they feel would be a great thing to vow to do in the 365 days ahead of the new […]

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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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EDITH CAVELL COMMEMORATION PETERBOROUGH 12TH OCTOBER 2015

The City of Peterborough  held a commemoration service for British nurse Edith Cavell on Monday at dawn-a hundred years exactly from when Edith was executed for helping hundreds of allied soldiers escape German occupied Brussels to freedom in Holland. She attended Laurel Court School in Peterborough where she learnt the fluent french that enabled her […]

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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 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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Being a Green Artist!

The environment and being green has been important to me for as long as I can remember. Having been a professional wildlife conservationist and environmentalist for nearly 20 years before I became a professional artist I have to say that I have considered my impact on the environment for a long time and before it […]

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Visiting Flanders Battlefields -Stay at Varlet Farm by Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

Now lets be clear this is an independent genuine review and I have not been paid for this blog. I have recently been back in Belgium this time working on my art series commemorating significant events people and places from WWI a hundred years on. We stayed at Varlet Farm(named by British Soldiers in WWI) […]

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IN FLANDERS FIELDS TODAY-Original painting by Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

As part of the series of work that I am creating on significant places,events and people a hundred years on from WWI, I have this week been staying on Varlet Farm near Ypres to create a painting inspired by the poem In Flanders Fields today by John McCrae. This poem was brought to my attention […]

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