Author Archives: Shelley Morrow

About Shelley Morrow

Since 2011 I have been predominantly a figurative artist with an interest in conveying expression, movement and gesture. I take the drawings I make and explore them through various processes, particularly embroidery, textiles and etchings. I graduated with a BA in Fine Art at Camberwell School of Art in 1990 and currently taking my MA in Fine Art at Brighton University. I also work at Draw in Brighton, running and teaching Life Drawing sessions

In with the new

I’ve been experimenting a little with some abstract watercolours: This is currently my favourite colour combination and I’m looking forward to trying out some more. I used these colours on a recent portrait: And a similar combination during a life … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

New Book

I am very pleased to announce that I now have a book of some of my watercolours and drawings:                   You can get a preview of it here on the Blurb website: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Drawings

I’ve been working at a slower pace since I finished the MA, enjoying the more simple things in life and trying not to rush around so much. I made the most of the fine weather we had recently and took … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

And breathe…

Long time no post, I am almost at the end of my MA, it’s been great and I have no regrets but I’m happy it is almost done. This is one of the last pieces I made for the show, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

New drawings and watercolours

As the MA studies continue it is often a welcome relief to be drawing at the studio. I recently ran a monoprinting session with a life model, a simple technique of inking a plate, placing paper on top, drawing and … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Work in Progress

This year is the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 who met a property qualification to vote for the first time in the UK. I spent … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

MA progress and new drawings

February was a busy month at Uni, I had to present my latest work in a small group show and also give a presentation of my work. The latest work is comprised of 4 pieces that were combined together as … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments