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Fishink Artwork at the Platform Gallery, Clitheroe

September 17, 2013

Fishink Lion

I’ve been invited to exhibit some illustration work, for show in the Winter Crafts Exhibition at the Platform Gallery in Clitheroe. This will run from October 12th until early Jan 2014. I felt rather honoured because they only invite 100 makers from the whole of the UK and my work was selected from the hundreds of entries submitted. This years theme is loosely based around childhood and child-centered imagery and is called ” Winter In The Valley “.  It should be an amazing exhibition and you can find out how to locate the gallery, opening times, etc here. Some of the images below may well be amongst the selected pieces on show, so you’re getting a sneak preview : )

My current work available for sale can be found here on Pinterest.  Let’s start with a few birds in a spiral flight.

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These dogs seem to be enjoying their exercise routine and showing off their balancing skills.

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Dogs playing fetch in the park and a less energetic pup finding a rather psychedelic colourful meadow for an afternoon snooze.

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I created a couple of pattern repeats from the work whilst I was assembling the illustrations. Grass and jungle leaves. I liked the softer background imagery used to suggest depth and density.

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This crocodile appears to be friendly, but you never can tell and the last one is a little more serene !

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Here’s a quick interior of the gallery I took when I dropped the artwork off, looks like a lovely space.

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Most of the above illustrations are finished with a cream mount-board card frame and measure 10 x 12 inches. They are original collages, hand-made by myself and selling for just £50 each (plus p&p). If you’re interested in buying an original Fishink illustration then please get in touch. Craig@fishink.co.uk, and as ever, please do pass this onto your friends and spread the word about Fishink Blog. Many thanks.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. Wallace permalink
    September 17, 2013 10:04 am

    I like the ‘Birds in flight’. It reminds me of a pigeon flock doing their fast, circular flight.

    • September 17, 2013 10:13 am

      Thanks Wallace. Yes trying to put a little movement into the work sometime too. The pigeon flock is a good comparison.

  2. September 17, 2013 11:54 am

    Congratulations -I hope you sell oodles of work 🙂

    • September 17, 2013 1:46 pm

      Many thanks Claire, really appreciate your comment.

  3. September 17, 2013 9:35 pm

    Well done!

  4. September 17, 2013 11:17 pm

    Thank you. Hope you’re doing ok too.

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