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From easel to Table

By Viv Posselt - Cambridge NewsOne of Cambridge's best-known artists, Carole Hughes, is now making her bold, colourful work available on placemats and coasters.The sets are smaller versions of her often very large paintings, many of which hang in galleries, homes and corporate premises throughout New Zealand and further afield,The long-time artist has made a name for herself over the past two and a half decades with a fauve art style of painting, using strong colour and bold strokes to bring to ...

November 9, 2018

About Carole - and getting my start in painting

 Although I started my working life as a school teacher, passion has always been art and creative ventures.  As a teacher, I would always paint on the huge windows in my classroom. Instead of handing out stars to children when they did work, I would draw a picture at the foot of each assignment they completed.  I didn’t really consider this to be art, I considered it to be ‘mucking around.’My more formal exposure to the arts and creative world was a Spinning and Weaving cour...

November 3, 2018 Posts 1-2 of 2 | Page

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