Discovering Failand | Anna Boss

On the outskirts of Bristol lies the small village of Failand, set in an idyllic patchwork of meadows, interrupted only by hedgerows filled with wildlife. The area boasts impressive views out over the Bristol Channel and on to the Welsh coast beyond. Artist Anna Boss discovered this pocket of countryside a year ago, and every return visit throughout the changing seasons promises a new experience of the landscape. Failand Study I | 20x20cm | Mixed Media It was on one such visit at the end of June that Anna was inspired to record her journey through a series of small landscape studies, which she will be developing into larger scale works for the Affordable Art Fair Bristol. “I seek out walks t

Views of the South West | Andrew Hood

Whether it’s unsuspecting tourists strolling down the streets of Paris, or the bustling of crowds at the souks in Marrakech, Andrew Hood is adept at capturing the energy and movement of a busy city, and often seeks out an aerial viewpoint from which to observe the buzz of people and traffic on the streets below. However, in his new body of work the landscape and architecture of small Cornish towns, such as St Ives and Fowey, take centre stage. Boats at Fowey Estuary | 70x70cm | Oil Andrew’s last series of paintings was based on a trip to the East coast of Sicily, where a cable car connecting the historic centre of Taormina to Mazzarò beach provided him with a fantastic vantage point from whi

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