The #spreadlove series of floral quote postcards


The #spreadlove series of floral quote postcards is here! form Francesca Dunne And they look SO. PRETTY. This series is all about passing on love and positive vibes just in time for Natures love making season. These are designed as postcards so you can send it to someone who needs any of these affirmations, or collect them, post

The Gambia Project


The Gambia Project is a PENCIL DRIVE (PLUS NECESSARY ACCESSORIES- SHARPENERS AND ERASERS)! I have created A5 mixed media artworks inspired by my travels to the fishing village in Gambia. Each artwork costs just £4-ALL PROCEEDS going to the Bracknell Forest Lions Gambia Appeal.   Francesca Dunne.  More Details

Jo Romero interviews heritage photographer Matt Emmett


Blogger and historic sketcher Jo Romero interviewed heritage photographer Matt Emmett of Forgotten Heritage for her history site Love British History. Matt is an award-winning photographer taking stunning and atmospheric shots of abandoned buildings and ancient sites. Read all about Matt's passion for history and what it really feels like working on some of Europe's most beautiful abandoned

Famous Autumn Paintings


with beautiful colours to help us keep sane during these gloomy times.... From Claude Monet to David Hockney here are some of the finest portrayals of autumn. Pictured above are 4 of my favourite artists’ work:- Claude Monet, Autumn on the Seine at Argenteuil Vincent van Gogh, Landscape with Trees Wassily Kandinsky, Autumn in Murnau, 19 David Hockney, Woldgate Woods

Colour – how it affects emotion atmosphere & mood


Artists and interior designers have long believed that colour can dramatically affect moods, feelings, and emotions. "Colours, like features, follow the changes of the emotions," the artist Pablo Picasso once remarked. It makes sense to fill our homes with colours and beautiful items that evoke positive emotions For lots of uplifting ideas for your homes, offices or gardens

Art is the most intense mode of individualism


“Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known”  Oscar Wilde Here at Creative Locale we have talented Artists who demonstrate their individual skills and personalities through abstract paintings.  Emma Ratcliffe is one of several artists who paint abstract pictures on acrylic and or watercolour and oils we feature on our website:.

Autumn 2020 Jewellery Trends You’re About to See Everywhere!


As we head towards Christmas we start looking around for gorgeous gifts with a bit of sparkle. According to @cosmopolitan the top trends this Autumn for Jewellery range from mis-matched earrings to large costume gems and chunky chains. Three of our favourite trends are sculptural florals, ultra long necklaces and quirky charms, of which our very own Jewellery designer Scarlet

From Van Gogh to Georgia O’Keefe


Art history’s most famous flowers have captured our imagination for centuries Following yesterday’s floral trends for Autumn we thought we’d share this fab article by @artsy “In nature, flowers have a simple purpose: reproduction. With bright petals and beautiful scents, they lure insects to their pollen-filled centers to facilitate the plant’s fertilization and survival. Over millions of years, flowering

Supporting Emerging Talented Creatives


Introducing exciting new talent @hubartuk who has just launched his online gallery: As a part of our mission to support and help artists, artisans and designers in the UK we are looking to provide a platform to give visibility to a few emerging artists. What are we looking for? If you are relatively new to art –

Flowers you can almost smell


It’s no secret that smell is a basic primal sense that we as humans rely on - combine that with vision - and you invoke feelings of happiness, positivity and calm. Great for our sense of wellbeing. Following our series last week on floral paintings - we are delighted to introduce 3 floral paintings from @robertatetzner the latest

A conversation with Creative Locale Artist Elaine Wells


at Creativ.Spaces with @madebytamalia We recently had the pleasure of a cup of tea with Great British Pottery Throwdown contestant @elainewellspotter Sat in the beautifully quirky @creativ.spaces art studio spaces in Reading, we had a wonderful time getting to know more about Elaine’s journey, her creative process and handle her gorgeous pieces in the flesh. Did you know for instance that Elaine


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