The Arts School – the start

So I have been quiet because I have been busy!  1) the boy who will be 7 months old next week, amazing!  I could spend all day watching him learn the world! The greatest time consumers! 2) The Little Art on the Green, more details next week And 3)  I have started an arts school! …

British summer time

growing up my family called it “camping weather…     ©www.sophiemayer.com 2015

British summer time

growig up my family called it “camping weather…     ©www.sophiemayer.com 2015

Saturday Addition 8: Floating cities

Today I am talking about “Paper” at the Saatchi Gallery, Sloane Square, London. “Paper” showcases works on paper from around the world. The work ranges from political, to surreal, to architectural, drawings, paintings, installations and more! It is colourful, and dull, detailed and base. It is all about paper and as an artists that has…

Explorations with photography – abstraction through colour removal and composition

Explorations with photography – abstraction through colour removal and composition. Photographs taken of woodland,and plants. The images are put through multiple colour correction processes, changed to black and white, cropped, rotated, and recessed again. During the process I hold ideas of composition loosely,I try to be experimental, to allow something to evolve naturally, to learn…

The Serpentine Pavilion 13

“It is a really fundamental question how architecture is different from nature, or how architecture could be part of nature, or how they could be merged…what are the boundaries between nature and artificial things.” Sou Fujimoto Yesterday I finally got around to see this years a pavilion. As I approached I was underwhelmed by the…