Glorious colour…

This summer has presented itself as a bit of a challenge in so many ways – organising and managing Taunton Live and Pride Festival emerging from a pandemic and project-managing a variety of arts-based trails… #LoveWINdowS Trail was one devised to inject interest in local businesses by decorating windows along the #Love Wins theme to […]

Piste Map Progress…

pra loup piste map

Wall-art plan When I first decided to transform our downstairs shower room into a ‘homage’ to our favourite ski resort, I thought vivid blue sky and white mountains and a few ‘runs’, but like the best laid plans….it got a bit out of hand! Background Painting Then exact colour of blue had to match perfectly […]

Maps and things…large and small

A selection of Busylizzie Art over the past three years incorporating something of maps and the natural world. Some large scale painted on walls and extremely large canvas, others smaller drawn on paper and used to create whisky bottle labels, wedding invitations and festival/event plans… If anything interests you, please comment or call or email […]

An opportunity to grasp…

Full size photo of finished painting acrylic on large canvas 100x50 cm topic of garden and feelings during COVID19

Behaving responsibly during this pandemic can take many forms and frustrations, but for the creative, the artist, it unleashes time and space usually attributed to the more mundane, or sociable activities outside of the home, which can be filled with painting, printing, drawing and such enjoyment! Beginning thoughts on Covid19 and isolation came as we […]

Busylizzie Art at Tyca Festival

Over the last few weeks Liz Hutchin of Busylizzie Art has been working with Jenny Keogh Artist under the umbrella of GoCreate Taunton in collaboration with ArtsTaunton TheTycaFestival, Somerset Wildlife Trust and poet Jack Clementine on the FindingTheLostWords project to celebrate the work of Robert McFarlane & Jackie Morris. We have provided outdoor creative workshops, […]

Busylizzie Art sharing Exhibition at Taunton Library from Monday March 4th…

The last four weeks have seen a great flurry of inspired creating at Busylizzie “HQ” following two separate weeks spent in the French Alpes. It began with observation of tracks and ridges formed in the snows surface seen from above via chairlifts in Valmeinier and Valloire then was fuelled by a second week of stunning […]

Cabbages and colours…

October, Autumn, season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…and pink tinged leafed cabbage-style flowers… Having been given a beautiful bouquet of pink/green cabbage flowers with pungent pink asiatic lilies as a birthday gift, it seemed a sin to just arrange them in a vase, and admire them in passing…the colours, the shapes, the strength of stalk […]

…and the excitement is nearing its peak!

When, as the artist, you have designed the detail of the ‘look’ for a wedding right from the first ‘Save-the-date’ down to the last announcement board and jar of flowers, the anticipation in the preceding week is almost as heightened as that of the Bride and Groom themselves. When the artist is also the Groom’s […]

Seascape…

Moving into a new ‘old’ house, one that is a project, to say the least, is an amazing “blank canvas” opportunity… Yesterday I began and completed a giant wave across three canvases to make a huge wall-filler for the bathroom… Pretty pleased with end result… emulsion, chalk, tempera powder and acrylic paint.

Garden Exploration…

A new house – a new garden! Fun time spent one sunny, Sunday evening not long after moving into our beautiful pre 1841 listed town house… I stood in front of a canvas 1m x .5m armed with acrylic paint, ink, emulsion, water, brushes, cloths and sponges and tried to recreate the feel of this […]