RCA Secret…….The Return……and 20th Anniversary

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Its that time……..RCA Secret 2014 has just concluded and I’ve had the honour of participating once more among the hoipaloi of the art world………both the famed and those wanting to be discovered…………its been a hard one for me this year……….I’ve had a lot happening and I wasn’t finding inspiration that easy when it came to making my postcards……………that’s part of the jeopardy of having to do my art work part time rather than being able to dedicated my time to it fully – got to be able to pay those all important bills. But anywho, that’s a distraction from what this post is all about………..I had 3 postcards in this year’s auction and the ideas for what I created came very late to the sketchbooks………a little surreal-ness, a mysterious masked figure and a trendy unicorn with a little twist.

Here are a few of the work in progress shots for the pieces……..I will be honest, I don’t always follow the same sketching style when I start off…….some of the time its done in basic, single colour drafts and other times I go straight to pen and ink……Its an instinctive thing and depends on what I’m in a particular mood for

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Some of the finished products were barely altered from the original sketches and were left as slightly minimal pieces; apart from the collage piece of the corseted man and horses.

I love getting to take part in this event………..its a strange experience and sometimes chaotic,  making the final postcards, waiting for confirmation your cards have been received, all in a month and a bit. Followed by the press coverage, artists thank you party and the dedicated, camping buyers.

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Be sure to look at the full site for RCA Secret 2014  at http://www.rca.ac.uk/secret


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The official link for my postcards is here –  http://home.secret.rca.ac.uk/netpub/server.np?find&site=RCA_Secret_2014&field=Document%20Title&op=matches&value=AA6953&sorton=Ref&catalog=catalog&template=aresults.np



A grande update of drawings and beyond

I realise its been awhile since I last posted on here, I will be honest and say that it takes me awhile to do this as I really need a bit of focus to push myself to blog on regular basis but I’m still always creating inbetween. If you follow my twitter on http://www.twitter.com/angiplamb I regularly post pictures of what I’m making and doing, I also have started a second more creative identity which will be Limelight Lillith and you can find that at http://www.twitter.com/limelilith…..this will be more for my fabric/crafting related work but please follow both, you may get some great surprises along the way. Also, if you like me to illustrate for you please contact me here or via either of my twitter accounts I’d be happy to help as I’ve already done several pieces for Amelia’s Magazine (www.ameliasmagazine.com) and others inc. RCA Secret.

The updates I’m adding today will be in no specific order chronicologically speaking but I hope you enjoy them, I’m having fun with a lot of the pieces I’ve been doing lately especially the shorter deadlined works.

My work for Amelia’s Magazine features here http://www.ameliasmagazine.com/music/an-interview-with-tamara-schlesinger-and-review-of-solo-album-the-procession/2012/08/10/#.UDY25KmPWZc and also here http://www.ameliasmagazine.com/art/london-2012-the-xxx-olympic-games/2012/07/27/#.UDY3eqmPWZc plus here http://www.ameliasmagazine.com/fashion/modern-love-ss-2012-preview-interview-with-designer-sarah-arnett/2012/03/29/#.UDY316mPWZc.

I still have lots more to post, so please keep an eye out, subscribe and let me know what you like