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JULIE LEGGETT ART

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JULIE LEGGETT ART

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I am an artist based in the beautiful Peak District village of Bonsall, near Matlock. My inspirations include the abundance of beautiful landscapes and gardens around me. These, and adventures abroad and on the canal waterways offer me the opportunity to observe and capture the things I see using photographs and sketchbooks.  I am inspired by my love of interiors and flowers, another avenue for my work.

You will find work in textile and paper featured on the site - the pandemic has taken me down some new avenues

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A sketchbook is a must for me. Once I have captured an object, I study its shape, size and form, orchestrating my thought patterns to give me visual picture, and providing a way of constructing a new composition to work with. I really enjoy the spontaneity of this process: building the picture up using the elements of collage, paint, mark-making and drawing.  It can take me several hours to find the right items to include in the collage; the work often changing several times before I am happy with it.  
My recent work is looking at flowers, the theme is bright and contemporary. I have a collection of paintings which are abstract reflections on gardens, nature, allotments and the waterways.    Interiors is my sketching book favourite this year.  I am continually working in my sketchbook looking for new ideas for further series of paintings and collections.

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I am happy to say that six of my art pieces have sold over the last week.  I am working hard to replenish my art.

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Melbourne Festival of Art
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STITCHBOOK COLLECTIVE
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Busy getting ready for the Melbourne Festival and Art Trail 18th & 19th September (see events page)

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Starlight Roses

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Harley Gallery Wellbeck.
I have just purchased Cas Holmes embroidery book which features the
'Same sea , different boat  quilt' Fabulous

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GALLERY

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ART JOURNALLING

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HANDMADE BOOKS

Sewing Tools

SLOW STITCH

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SKETCHBOOKS

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