The Stag's Head

My Blog on Art, History and Crafts

Creation in the form of the Chalice Well

  In the beautiful realms of Glastonbury lies a garden which is home to the Chalice Well.  Glastonbury is a town in the county of Somerset, England.   Glastonbury is said … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Indian Ink …<3

Busy working away on the illustration for my next “Meaning to Symbols” blog article, will be smashing it with colour soon.  I hope to finish it next week and post … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Royalty in the form of Bees

Bees being used as a symbol of royalty and power stems back from many centuries ago: all the way back to Ancient Egypt.  This is to be clearly seen in … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Love in the form of Roses

This was actually to be posted just before Valentine’s day but my boyfriend surprised my brother Phoenix and I by arriving a day early for Phoenix’s 13th Birthday.  So here … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Creation in the form of Beetles

The beetle has been seen as a symbol of creation in many different cultures and is in fact the main character in quite a few creation myths. I mainly knew … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

Stag Drawing

As I discovered a while ago, my old background for this blog really didn’t look too great on screens that are bigger than my old laptop screen.  Now with a … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 4 Comments

Octopus

I just started and new board on Pinterest for pictures of Jellyfish, Octopodes, Anemones, Starfish and Squid.  I felt so inspired I thought I had to make my own little … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Little Hedgehog

It’s been a busy little printing morning.  I’m currently working on an assignment which includes the use of dry-point etching so I thought I’d do some printing for myself at … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Project :) – The Tea Garden Mini Book

I’ve started on a new project 🙂  It’s going to be a miniature artbook called “The Tea Garden”.  It’s a short series of images inspired by the beautiful creatures in … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Downunder Art Project All Done!

The last couple of weeks I’ve been going into the local primary school where my brother goes, to give New Zealand and Australian inspired art classes.  They’ve all done lots … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

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