1. Light graffiti

    Marlborough turned its hands to a spot of graffiti. They had seen some pictures of light art performance photography – a one-shot time bulb exposure capturing an entire performance of movement traced with colourful light.  Impressed – you can make graffiti and leave no trace! So we had a go. We used torches covered with […]

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  2. Painting – experiments with colour

    Marlborough members had a quick tour of colour theory, looking at what colour does to us and what we can do with colour. Next session they were set a brain teaser – paint a landscape with three colours maximum, and NO MIXING. They were experimenting with how colours interact and how they could construct a […]

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  3. Design with colour at Marlborough

    “Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul” Wassily Kandinsky “I advise students on the subject of color as follows: If it looks good enough to eat, use […]

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  4. Enthusiasm for mosaics in Pewsey

      We thought about doing a mosaic forest – saving woodlands was in the news – by each making a tree with a connecting landscape running behind each one and then joining them up as a frieze but that idea got put aside for another time.  So everybody developed their own ideas for personal pieces:  […]

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  5. Arts Together on the radio – again!!

    Mark O’Donnell from the morning show on BBC Radio Wiltshire followed up his earlier interview with Karolyne by visiting the Marlborough Group last Monday. His report and brilliant interviews with the members is something not to be missed. Listen here Interview No 2

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  6. Colour and texture

    Following the success of the colour workshop with the Devizes group the previous week I decided to try and take it a step further and explore texture through textiles.  Despite the recent shake-up over travel funding cuts and understandable concern from everyone the group threw themselves into the project and produced some lovely free experimental […]

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  7. From members of Arts Together – Devizes

    We the members of Devizes Arts Together need our transport to continue not only for our present members but all the older people who will want to join us in the future. Without our transport we have no future and will return to our isolation and boredom. Arts Together is something that once you start […]

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  8. BBC Wiltshire Radio Interview

    If you missed the radio interview with Karolyne by Mark O’Donnell on BBC Radio Wiltshire last Friday, you can still listen to it here Interview

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  9. Arts Together through the eyes of a group member

    I am 76 years old and live independently in sheltered housing here in Marlborough. On any day of the week I may spend 23 out of the 24 hours on my own with my TV, radio, crosswords and crocheting. The entertainments and social occasions offered by my place of residence are: Afternoon tea (no cakes […]

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