Tag Archives: debbie copley

Strawberries….strawberries

Well, every project has its challenges… This project started out as a north cumbrian town scape with a mountain backdrop.. it grew and grew and strawberry thieving blackbirds were introduced! Yikes. This is quite a size… said I, when I … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is like working in a sweetie shop..

Really. Just look at it. (ha. but don’t eat!) C U T . This. The beautiful multi-spot sheet of handmade glass that would form my coil of cyclists whirring through the Yorkshire countryside. This sheet of glass pinned the whole … Continue reading

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Pure Goldie

And Ouli. Two. Well. Never had a commission quite like this before. My initial response was to say no, oh no, i don’t do folk. But when Laurie sent me her photos and i saw the wonderful glamour of Goldie … Continue reading

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To hatch an idea..

Lapwings…. eggs…. feathers… landscape. Were the elements that the customer came to me with…. I have taken my time (i usually do!) to get from doodle to cutting board. I like the design.. the ‘thinky’ part of the process. The … Continue reading

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Hung, drawn and coloured

(No pretense this time…) From this… To this…. To this…. and this. And finally. THIS…. I first drew bitterns years ago. I mosaicked bitterns. I made a sculpture that boomed. I read Bill Baileys book… discovered collective noun for bitterns … Continue reading

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Year of the swift

The year my eyes turned to the skies and urban bird, the swift… They scream around the streets of Kendal i was told.  So in the spring i eagerly awaited their arrival. They’ll come. Said the locals. And they did. … Continue reading

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A gorgeous gorging of goldfinch

“How did I get the idea”… a friend asked. Katherine and Iain are art lovers. Their home is filled with beautiful colours and textures, I had previously captured their woodland garden in glass and now it was time for the … Continue reading

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