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Why I buy from Independents and Artists! And why I would like you too……by Peterborough Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

09/10/2017

OK I admit it for most of my life I didn’t get art and I didn’t understand how it could affect my emotions and my moods. I didn’t think about all those people with their small businesses beavering away trying to make a living away from the corporate world despite my dad having his own...
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THE NENE PARK TRUST FELTED BLANKET by Environmental Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill, Artisan Felter Eve Marshall and the people of Ferry Meadows Country Park

14/09/2017

As part of my artist-in-residence post at Ferry Meadows Country Park creating art inspired by nature of the park we planned to create a stunning felted blanket of the wildlife of the park. The design of the blanket creates itself almost in my head which I then communicate to Eve with whom this is the...
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THE LAMENT OF WOMEN

THE LAMENT OF WOMEN An original painting by WWI Commemoration Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

25/08/2017

THE LAMENT OF WOMEN is the latest in my series of art commemorating the people, places and events of WWI a hundred years on. This painting is 60 x 60cm in acrylics, metallics and fine glitters on canvas. In 2016 I was incredibly privileged to meet a lady aged 101 who participated in making a...
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THE FLOWERS OF EASTON WALLED GARDENS by flower artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

THE FLOWERS OF EASTON WALLED GARDENS An original painting by flower artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

22/08/2017

Every year I paint at least one painting inspired by a famous or significant garden and this year has been no exception with 3 paintings inspired by the orchid festival at Kew Gardens and now this painting inspired by Easton Walled Gardens near Grantham. Still to come is a painting following my fifth visit this...
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PASSCHAENDALE LANDS

PASSCHENDAELE LANDS An original painting by WWI commemoration Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

21/05/2017

1917 saw one of the most iconic battles of World War I at Passchendaele (English spelling ) or Passendale the name now used by the Belgiums today. This battle saw  275,000 men under British command and 220,000 Germans lose their lives in the mud of Flanders with 18,000 bodies believed still to be held in...
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SYMPHONY OF SPRING-An Original Painting by Nature Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

14/05/2017

Spring is a time of newness, of rebirth and new beginnings. A time to bring new energies to the world following the quietness of the winter months.Spring follows winter as growth follows the germination of seed. The colours become fresher and brighter with the new growth of  tree leaves and plants such as bluebells and...
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An Artists Obsession with Feathers-by Nature Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

27/04/2017

Why have I become obsessed with feathers? Why am I seeing them everywhere at the moment? It all began with the installation PERSEPHONE’S BED AUTUMN as I saw moulted feathers everywhere as I was creating this piece-I collected them and popped them in a jar-they came out for the installation and then were put in...
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crystallised flowers on cake-charron Pugsley-Hill

How to Crystallise Flowers-More Flowers by Flower Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

30/03/2017

I just love flowers…all flowers in every shape, size, colour, scent and place. You can tell this from my paintings and installations as it is rare not to find flowers in each and everyone. Wildflowers or garden flowers, it just doesn’t matter. Something in me changes when I look, touch and smell them……and theres also...
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THE CONSCRIPT

THE CONSCRIPT Part of my series of WWI Commemoration Art by Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

10/03/2017

THE CONSCRIPT is an original painting created to commemorate the millions of horses that died in WWI as well as those taken from civilian life to war. This original painting 100 x 100 x 4cm on canvas in acrylics, metallics and fine glitters is part of my series of work commemorating people, places and events...
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THE BIRDS NESTS-An art Installation by Nature Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill

06/03/2017

THE BIRDS NESTS are an art installation created in Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough  as part of my art residency that has been funded by The Arts Council England until September 2017. Considering the presence of the extensive osier beds alongside the River Nene for many years I knew as a nature and installation artist...
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