Category Archives: Work in progress

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Heart sketches and sculptures

Guess what I am doing with one of these? Sketches and drawings for a sculpture… ‘Private and Confidential’ by Nicola Anthony Leather, wood, paper and mixed media

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Heart sketches and sculptures

Guess what I am doing with one of these? Sketches and drawings for a sculpture… ‘Private and Confidential’ by Nicola Anthony Leather, wood, paper and mixed media

Confidential heart, Nicola Anthony, 2012

Experimenting with the heart

Today in the studio: A new sketch, ‘Confidential Heart’ I’m experimenting with making some drawings of the internal – the heart to be specific – using a new text stamp I’ve got:  ‘Private & Confidential’. I’m not sure I’ve got

Confidential heart, Nicola Anthony, 2012

Experimenting with the heart

Today in the studio: A new sketch, ‘Confidential Heart’ I’m experimenting with making some drawings of the internal – the heart to be specific – using a new text stamp I’ve got:  ‘Private & Confidential’. I’m not sure I’ve got

post box close up, Nicola Anthony

Secrets and confessions

Here’s what’s in my sketchbook, on my mind and in my studio at the moment: I am fascinated by the connections between people that we don’t realise exist – the links between us all on a human, universal level.  I like the

post box close up, Nicola Anthony

Secrets and confessions

Here’s what’s in my sketchbook, on my mind and in my studio at the moment: I am fascinated by the connections between people that we don’t realise exist – the links between us all on a human, universal level.  I like the

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Here’s something I made earlier…

I’ve not made many posts about what goes on inside my studio yet, but I did promise I would. And something this week has inspired me to share with you the loveliness of gathering your words and making them into

Oct 2011_words 036

Here’s something I made earlier…

I’ve not made many posts about what goes on inside my studio yet, but I did promise I would. And something this week has inspired me to share with you the loveliness of gathering your words and making them into

Give me your words! An interactive WORD COLLECTION PROJECT

Yes that’s right,     I’ll be doing a live artwork involving the collection of your words on 3rd August.  Do come along! More info on the word collection here: http://www.nicolaanthony.co.uk/words.html The Gallery who are kindly hosting this have detailed it

Give me your words! An interactive WORD COLLECTION PROJECT

Yes that’s right,     I’ll be doing a live artwork involving the collection of your words on 3rd August.  Do come along! More info on the word collection here: http://www.nicolaanthony.co.uk/words.html The Gallery who are kindly hosting this have detailed it

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An artwork time capsule

I’ve been given access to your mind, thoughts, fears, hopes, guilty secrets and blush-worthy dreams… By using art to become a vehicle for messages to your future selves, the barriers of the everyday were lifted: I wanted to give you, the

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An artwork time capsule

I’ve been given access to your mind, thoughts, fears, hopes, guilty secrets and blush-worthy dreams… By using art to become a vehicle for messages to your future selves, the barriers of the everyday were lifted: I wanted to give you, the

post box close up, Nicola Anthony

The post box’s tale

In my texture and surface obsessed mind, I often view  buildings, pavements and cities as imprinted with the marks and traces of the lives and stories that unravel around them:  Bumps and scrapes, fingerprints, graffiti, weathering – all these things are

post box close up, Nicola Anthony

The post box’s tale

In my texture and surface obsessed mind, I often view  buildings, pavements and cities as imprinted with the marks and traces of the lives and stories that unravel around them:  Bumps and scrapes, fingerprints, graffiti, weathering – all these things are

Nicola Anthony’s Saturday DEBUT…

The Debut Contemporary Gallery review my event which they kindly hosted: Nicola Anthony’s Saturday DEBUT….

Nicola Anthony’s Saturday DEBUT…

The Debut Contemporary Gallery review my event which they kindly hosted: Nicola Anthony’s Saturday DEBUT….

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See you at the unveiling of the time capsule artwork – 28th May, 2pm

I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who’s been part of the Write Back project, your input and letters have been thought provoking and invaluable. The artwork & time capsule is being unveiled tomorrow at Debut Contemporary Gallery, 82

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See you at the unveiling of the time capsule artwork – 28th May, 2pm

I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who’s been part of the Write Back project, your input and letters have been thought provoking and invaluable. The artwork & time capsule is being unveiled tomorrow at Debut Contemporary Gallery, 82

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And so it begins… Creating a time capsule artwork

This week I’ve been all sketch books, measuring tapes, ink pens & blow torches… Yes, I started the technical work on the piece, so I thought I would let you in on my plans which have begun to take shape

artcapsule title 3 copy

And so it begins… Creating a time capsule artwork

This week I’ve been all sketch books, measuring tapes, ink pens & blow torches… Yes, I started the technical work on the piece, so I thought I would let you in on my plans which have begun to take shape

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Write Back Project – the letters start coming in

This week I have received some amazing letters… long ones, short ones, reflective ones, introspective ones, silly ones, forward looking letters and past recounting notes. The write back project asks you to write your future self a letter, so that I

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Write Back Project – the letters start coming in

This week I have received some amazing letters… long ones, short ones, reflective ones, introspective ones, silly ones, forward looking letters and past recounting notes. The write back project asks you to write your future self a letter, so that I

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Write Back: Take part in an artwork time capsule

Download a Pdf of this invite here Who can take part? Anyone! This should be as diverse a representation of society as possible. How to have your letter included: You can either send your letter in advance, bring it on

artcapsule title blue copy

Write Back: Take part in an artwork time capsule

Download a Pdf of this invite here Who can take part? Anyone! This should be as diverse a representation of society as possible. How to have your letter included: You can either send your letter in advance, bring it on

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1 million hole punches later….

As far as I can tell no one really knows then name for the little circles of paper that collect white and snowy in the base of your hole punch. The word ‘hole punch’ really refers to the machine that

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1 million hole punches later….

As far as I can tell no one really knows then name for the little circles of paper that collect white and snowy in the base of your hole punch. The word ‘hole punch’ really refers to the machine that

I find myself looking at you, Nicola Anthony

And so it begins…

Well, I thought it was about time to start up a blog, many of you want to know more about my work or my adventures in the art world but don’t want it all in 140 characters! The last few

I find myself looking at you, Nicola Anthony

And so it begins…

Well, I thought it was about time to start up a blog, many of you want to know more about my work or my adventures in the art world but don’t want it all in 140 characters! The last few