Tag: lockdown

Clive Bilcliff

Clive Bilcliff

One is a portrait in acrylics of my niece who is a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit in Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary. I painted it in tribute to her and all her NHS colleagues who have been helping in the fight against the coronavirus. 

Luke Gillings

Luke Gillings

Here’s just a couple of pieces of Luke’s, check out his instagram for more! Luke tells us: I’m working on new stuff all the time and hopefully getting better. Ive been sketching mainly during the lock down working on gesture drawing trying to put more 

Rebecca Shaw Engraving

Rebecca Shaw Engraving

 

From Rebecca:
“During lockdown I started making engraved personalised items. I started this for mostly friends and family however am trying to spread the word to others so they can enjoy hand made keep sakes too. I have made a little Facebook group called Nic Nak Engraving”

Sewn Felt Pigeon

Sewn Felt Pigeon

Pigeons are beautiful!

Emili and Ugne

Emili and Ugne

Some pieces created during lockdown by a local family, they have tried out all kinds of art and craft and really enjoy doing something together!  

Architecture Focus

Architecture Focus

Taking a closer look at some interesting architecture around Wisbech, we found some doors and windows that we took a liking to!

Natalia Shlyapina

Natalia Shlyapina

With thanks to Andrew Bottley and Alan Wheeldon for introducing Natalia to us! “Natalia Shlyapina is a floral designer from Tyumen, Western Siberia. She first studied her craft at the International School of floral design in Moscow called “Nicole,” which just happens to be the 

Lockdown House Call – Kim Allen

Lockdown House Call – Kim Allen

Lockdown House Call Every day’s the same Except today, the day my Swallow came Swooping low, wheeling back An accomplished aerial acrobat. Taking a moment to stop and chat, he told the tale of his journey  From South Africa to here. Asked politely where I’d been. The big Tesco last week 

Social Distances – Kim Allen

Social Distances – Kim Allen

All the social distances you need.

Roll up, roll up have I got a bargain for you

All the social distances you need

Measures for all.

A size that fits

For you, and you and you and you

Let’s start with something simple

Just half as long as a Volkswagen Beetle

The length of a King size bed

9/10 as tall as an artificial Christmas tree

1 and 1/5 times as tall as Napoleon

What about some landmarks?

1/25 as tall as Nelson’s column

1/30 as tall as the leaning tower of Pisa

1/45 as tall as the statue of liberty

1/50 as tall as Big Ben

For the golfers 40 times as tall as a golf tee

And the plane spotters

1/35 the wingspan of a 747

Any hairdressers?

20,000 times the thickness of a strand of hair

Something for everyone

0.000000005 times the distance from the earth to the moon.

1,500 times the length of a grain of sand.

1,000, 000 times the length of an E.coli bacterium.

1, 500,000,000 times the length of a glucose molecule

You at the back

Yes you

What does that add up to?

Give the girl a prize

15 people in a queue

Kim Allen

A Recipe – Kim Allen

A Recipe – Kim Allen

A Recipe for Beginning Afresh using lockdown store cupboard ingredients. Before the counting’s done, while it’s still fresh, take one wobbly cyclist newly confident on empty roads. A cup of watching nature in the garden. At least 500g of birdsong, feel free to add more to taste. As much