Sarah Stott

Site Number: 70
WS
Region: 
Coventry
Artform: 
Mixed media, Painting

My process is an extremely organic one: I choose a texture, then start mark making. However, at this point I start listening to what the canvas wants and needs. I never work with a design/image in my mind. I totally immerse myself into the canvas and let the creativity flow instinctively. This is also the same way I add colour to my canvas. The textures I use are many and varied, from shredded paper to grit. My rule of thumb is if I can use it, I will. I tend to add the texture with a pallet knife, but if it makes a mark, then I will use it. I find that everyday items make amazing texture. I love an orange net bag.
I use many different types of paint. Once my texture has dried, I spray paint the canvas choosing the colours I think ‘she’ needs (yes, my canvases are girls). Sometimes this can be a long process as ‘she’ doesn’t always agree with my choices. I then will work with acrylic paint and ink and slowly build lots of layers of colour. My final layer is always a glass paint.

Venue

Crazy Rah – FarGo Village
Far Gosford St
Coventry
CV1 5ED
Telephone: 
07702 249586
sarahstottart@yahoo.com
Added Extras: 
Card payments accepted, Commissions welcome, Family Friendly, Off the beaten track, Parking, Refreshments, Toilets
Accessibility Level: 
Level 4 : Full access - all on one level with wide doorways and good lighting.
Working studio: 
yes

Opening Dates and Times

June-July 2020
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Times: 
Tues 10am-2pm, Wed/Thurs 10am-3.30pm, Fri/Sat 11am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm

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