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  • Crafts for Kids with Anita
    the shaped blank bases ready for papier mache of the items prior to arriving at the workshop top Fish Workshop This project was also with a group of girls and boys from Year 6 Juniors The fish were built up from a cut out cardboard base The children researched and chose their fish from school resources prior to my visiting We managed to get the framework and papering done in under 2 hours The teacher supervised the children to put a white base coat and a plain colour 2nd layer on their fish before I returned to show them painting techniques The 2nd lesson was completed in under 2 hours also This project was done as an art activity in the summer term after the exams were over and to present to parents on their final achievements day It made a spectacular display This could also be done to decorate a school library or hall The fish look great hung in a large net or from the ceiling top Greek Pot Workshop Another project was designed to fit in with the school curriculum for Year 3 A mixed class of girls and boys aged 7 and 8 designed their own Greek pots researching traditional designs patterns shapes and colours A series of four or five one hour periods were used to achieve these finished pots It is advisable when dealing with this age span to allow more sessions of a shorter time allocation The teacher can work with the children on these pots between visits so all the children reach the same stage at the same time The children were thrilled with the results and so were the parents The styles colours and designs were all absolutely authentic and had taught the children a lot about Greek history and art

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  • Sailing Boats Art
    Anita s Sculptures Inspired by the Sea Coastal Art Papier Mache Boats Driftwood Sailing Boats Sea Life Seascapes Framed Boat Sculptures Framed Boat Cards Inspired by Mexico Origins of Papier Mache Dioramas Day of the Dead Alebrijes Theatrical Props Sports Mirrors Animals Mosaics Sculptures Boxes and Bins Toys Wall Art Clocks Angels Fairies Gallery Artists Watercolours Silhouettes Artists to Admire About Us More About Anita Creating a Tableau FAQs Commissions The Artist Design Process Customer Feedback Gift Vouchers Gift Wrap Delivery Payment Refunds Image Reproduction Cross and Boat Styles Teaser Cards Worksheets Workshops Contact Us Sailing Boats Boat made from flotsam jetsam and papier mache adorn driftwood bases to create perfect coastal themed presents If you want a simple stylish gift at a very realistic price these could be just the thing for you The pieces above are all commissions and can be made to your requirements Prices start at 45 00 I am crazy about the sea and boats and passionate about sailing having sailed from when I was tiny So it was natural that boats and yachts would be one of the art items I enjoy creating most I have experimented with a number of different ways of

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  • Papier Mache Boats
    I have done several commissions for papier mache sculptures of yachts I give great attention to detail down to actual ropes which pull in the jib and mainsail These papier mache replicas can be personalised with your sail number and the colour of your sailing jacket and lifejacket Your sailing club insignia can even be put on the top of the mast Each papier mache piece is varnished with several layers of yacht varnish which ensures its preservation as a family heirloom The making of Soufflé Here are the stages from photo to finished item These are normally wall hanging and can be personalised or hung with old rope Commissions for yachts start at 180 00 upwards plus delivery I can work from photos Fastnet Rock Sailing Race This depicts a boat in the 2005 Fastnet Race Commissioned for Christmas this boat Dirty Thirty is complete with three crew and correct sail numbers logos details I worked from photos from the race Special attention was given to prevailing winds how the sails would be and where the rock and lighthouse would be in the race The boat is set on a large piece of driftwood about 50 cm square Please get in touch to discuss timings and costs Rounding the Mark Based on Cornish sailing scenes with pretty Mousehole style cottages in background Boats can be personalised with your sail number and colour schemes Ellanore Ahead As a member of West Wittering Sailing Club I have enjoyed many years of racing around the marks of Chichester Harbour This papier mache piece depicts a dinghy about to tack around West Wittering South one of the marks used by the local sailing clubs Often one has to sail close into the shore which is hairy shallow but gives one the best advantage for tacking to the finish line The wood used was actually found on the shingle at Ellanore Spit and the boat has the proper rigging including main and jib sheet Also see the West Wittering sailing mirror Dimensions 26cm height x 57cm wide For Sale 165 00 plus delivery Manta rays through turquoise blue This design was to celebrate a honeymoon on Whitsunday Islands Australia Elizabeth loved the tranquillity of the sea in her sculpture Which included the rock where the proposal had taken place The client was happy as the final sculpture captured the peace and serenity she remembered I love it it looks amazing and exactly as I imagined Thank you Elizabeth M Moonshine on Sussex Shores This has a mixture of ceramic pieces and papier mache and was produced for a 9th Wedding Anniversary pottery All the pieces of driftwood shells and crockery were found on the beach in Sussex and were a wonderful memory of a honeymoon in England for an American couple Please get in touch to discuss timings and costs Diorama This papier mache diorama is based on the small papier mache scenes depicted in Victorian Times Charming papier mache room sets and tableaux

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  • Ceramic and Papier Mache Boats on Driftwood
    Payment Refunds Image Reproduction Cross and Boat Styles Teaser Cards Worksheets Workshops Contact Us Ceramic and Papier Mache Boats on Driftwood Boat made from flotsam jetsam and papier mache adorn driftwood bases to create perfect coastal themed presents If you want a simple stylish gift at a very realistic price these could be just the thing for you The pieces above are all commissions and can be made to your requirements Prices start at 45 00 All summer long I spend my days on the seashore searching for bits and pieces to create these boat sculptures Using driftwood glass slate and china found at a harbour in Sussex I create these lovely and original boats on artistic sea washed driftwood I was fascinated by the way the backgrounds varied from faded original ship s paint to simple washes or painted seascapes I found I could add a small touch like a silver coin used as a moon or a piece of driftwood used as a breakwater to enhance the boat Each piece is therefore totally unique and different and each piece of wood has its own texture and sea worn shape What started as a little one off thank you present has become a best seller The driftwood boats vary but are approx 100mm square and come with a wire or string for wall hanging Each is signed by the artist me and has an original title Titles are all sea inspired and can be clever witty descriptive or just classic boat names Prices for small ceramic plaques start at 22 00 including UK First Class postage Please state if you would like a plain wash or detailed painted background Please have a closer look at the pictures by clicking on them I have some ready made up driftwood boats

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  • Sea Life - Inspired by the Sea
    boat which can be seen on all pages covered by Inspired by the Sea Flame Fish I took this inspiration from the style seen in Mexican fantastical creatures or alebrijes This papier mache and driftwood fish utilises an interesting shaped piece of driftwood which captured my eye I wanted the paint detail to be reminiscent of henna painting but on wood This fish was used by the Sturdy Beggars Theatre Company as a prop in their version of Princess Ivana Dimensions 36cm wide x 36cm high Green Speckled Jester This jolly painted papier mache fish was mounted on a driftwood background I love studying the patterns on real fish and replicating these designs with imaginative intervention I have now produced a series of fish using many different paint techniques Over the years I have strived to observe patterns very carefully and to master the art of this detailed paint technique Dimensions 27cm height x 30cm wide Guide Price for Commission 70 00 plus delivery Mermaid Frolic Papier mache mermaids are loved by one and all I am no exception and am captivated by this fantastical sea maiden Seen frolicking in the waves I adorned my little mermaid with a very fine glitter which sparkles and glistens Prices from 70 00 You may also like to view another Mermaid Sculpture and a Mermaid Clock which shows a more detailed mermaid A mother commissioned a clock for her daughter and son in law called Indeed you two are a light in our lives which features them as a merman and mermaid Please take a look by following this link Guide price for a similar commission 155 00 Ocean s Jewel Every papier mache piece I do is signed and titled and often hung with old sailing rope found on the shore Some

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  • "Sea Inspired" Seascapes Wall Hangings and Plaques
    sea inspired commissions based on a sea theme Inspired by the Sea became the theme of my 2003 exhibition and It was a really successful show attracting a lot of interest My stands were adorned with flotsam and jetsam you could practically smell the salt Ellanore As a member of West Wittering Sailing Club I have enjoyed many years of racing around the marks of Chichester Harbour This piece depicts a dinghy about to tack around West Wittering South one of the marks used by the local sailing clubs Often one has to sail close into the shore which is hairy shallow However this gives one the best advantage for tacking to the finish line Many a time I have tacked too late The wood used was actually found on the shingle at Ellanore Spit and the boat has the proper rigging including main and jib sheet Also see the West Wittering sailing mirror Dimensions 26cm height x 57cm wide For Sale 165 00 plus delivery Beacon of Hope This was an inspired piece of wood which needed no painting When I discovered this bit of wood on the seashore I was immediately captivated and knew what I would do The colours matched sea and sky beautifully The 3d lighthouse contrasts the softness of the wood and is a replica of a real lighthouse on the South coast of England The texture and layering of the wood give an organic back to nature feel to the piece Dimensions 32cm height x 25cm wide For Sale 55 00 plus delivery Similar commissions from 50 00 Misty Moonbeam This name and design has been a great favourite of mine The title came from an old sloop moored off Chichester Harbour and the wood itself may well be from an old boat The

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  • Framed and Wood Based Boat Sculptures
    Clocks Angels Fairies Gallery Artists Watercolours Silhouettes Artists to Admire About Us More About Anita Creating a Tableau FAQs Commissions The Artist Design Process Customer Feedback Gift Vouchers Gift Wrap Delivery Payment Refunds Image Reproduction Cross and Boat Styles Teaser Cards Worksheets Workshops Contact Us Framed and Wood Based Boat Sculptures Using a mix of papier mache and driftwood I have produced a range of driftwood sailing boats sailing on a papier mache made sea This technique provides a texturally rich sculpture bringing to life the experience of sailing a wooden boat on a choppy sea Boat made from flotsam jetsam and papier mache adorn driftwood bases to create perfect coastal themed presents If you want a simple stylish gift at a very realistic price these could be just the thing for you The pieces above are all commissions and can be made to your requirements Prices start at 45 00 Classic Framed Boats Further to producing small ceramic boats on driftwood I have further extended the range to mount the boat sculptures in a classic frame These boats can be either laid on paper or water weathered pieces of driftwood and are each individually signed before framing I use a range of hand printed papers roughly torn and fragments of old boats or driftwood as backgrounds bases for the glass pieces Some of the bases under the boats even come from an old Mirror dinghy Boats in Frames For Sale I have created the following framed boats for sale No two are ever the same These are available to order I always have a few in stock Sea Hunter Outer frame size 7 x 5 Sea Mist Outer frame size 7 x 5 Amber Adventure Outer frame size 7 x 5 Malachite Mist Outer frame size 8 x 6

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  • Boat Sculpture Cards
    Year 50th Year Children Your House Your Pet Your Life Bereavement Bereavement Gifts for Bereaved Gifts in Stock Anita s Workshops Children Adults Workshop Gallery Anita s Sculptures Inspired by the Sea Coastal Art Papier Mache Boats Driftwood Sailing Boats Sea Life Seascapes Framed Boat Sculptures Framed Boat Cards Inspired by Mexico Origins of Papier Mache Dioramas Day of the Dead Alebrijes Theatrical Props Sports Mirrors Animals Mosaics Sculptures Boxes and Bins Toys Wall Art Clocks Angels Fairies Gallery Artists Watercolours Silhouettes Artists to Admire About Us More About Anita Creating a Tableau FAQs Commissions The Artist Design Process Customer Feedback Gift Vouchers Gift Wrap Delivery Payment Refunds Image Reproduction Cross and Boat Styles Teaser Cards Worksheets Workshops Contact Us Boat Sculpture Cards I created these boat sculpture cards to use myself The first card I gave someone was proudly displayed on her mantelpiece which happily led to numerous requests from others I now sell these cards through the website at exhibitions and locally on the South coast These cards each have a small sea glass and driftwood boat on layers of driftwood tissue paper and hand printed papers All card used is recycled and I am experimenting with a

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