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Makers' Mums #5

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Makers' Mums #5

I've really enjoyed doing this little feature and our last maker is Angie Rogers, a talented printmaker and painter. Angie makes gorgeous detailed woodcuts inspired by nature and landscapes. You can see her work on instagram @angierogersartist and buy a range of prints at www.angierogers.com This beautiful printed Golden Plover nest would make a unique Mother's Day gift. Angie's mum had a fascinating job with a connection to metal work. "My mum was involved in the famous metal trades of her home city Birmingham. During WW2, aged only 16, she worked for a firm making aluminium struts for the undercarriages...

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Makers' Mum #4

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Makers' Mum #4

Our next maker is Kate Boyce, a mixed media artist who creates colourful abstract landscapes. Kate also has a range of cushions and lamps with her designs on. You can check her out on instagram @kateboyceart and her website www.kateboyce.co.uk Kate's A4 prints and cards of local landscapes would make a great Mother's Day gift. Talking about her mum, Kate said, "My mum Sylvia has always been an encouraging, positive and loving presence in my life and whilst it was my Dad who encouraged me into painting my mum has always inspired in me a love of the arts in...

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Makers' Mums #3

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Makers' Mums #3

The third maker in Maker's Mums, is Julia Ogden, a painter and print maker. Julia is the most dedicated artist I know, always painting and creating! You can follow her on instagram @juliaogdenart and purchase her gorgeous art at https://juliaogden.com/. This Penguin print would be a perfect Mother's day present. I asked Julia about her Mum, "My mum was a librarian and my childhood was filled with daily trips to these book scented rooms with adventures and knowledge at my finger tips. My mum is a lover of information. She absorbs historical facts and is passionate about politics. She inspires...

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Makers' Mum #2

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Makers' Mum #2

Our next maker is the lovely Oonagh who is behind Aesmo. Oonagh makes gorgeous prints and a pack of her fruity postcards would be perfect for Mother's Day! I love her attention to detail, down to the type of card she uses for her prints and the way she packages her orders. You can follow her on instagram @aesmo.studio and browse her paper goods website at www.aesmo.co.uk/shop Oonagh had this to say about her mum, "My mum is a passionate, wild, genius eco-warrior-woman. She spends most of her days researching, educating, planting and building. Despite all the things that life...

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Makers' Mums #1

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Makers' Mums #1

Makers' Mums #1 featuring Java Bere

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