Embroider the Truth

Blog by artist/printmaker Dawn Cole

Right under my nose

John Edwards, my Dad, was big on re-purposing and as I write these blogs about Thanet Press there will be more stories about this. Printing the image on the galley … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Discovering treasure

Last autumn Dan Thompson contacted me to do a bit of printing for him. He had been given (or maybe loaned) some old half tone plates of William Blake images … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

Start the Press

The beginning of a new project and I feel I should stress this is not the end of Clarice, but a project that I will be working on alongside my … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

With Grandmas Last Love

Last year, during my exhibition in Margate, I invited visitors to play a game of heads and tails. The purpose was to do initial research for a new wreath I … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

This may seem a strange request, but I am an artist and…..

The significance of materials and the research that goes in to using them

March 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Theatre of War: Instructions from the War Office

I began thinking about this term – Theatre of War – when I first transcribed Clarice’s diary. I have always been quite sure that Clarice wrote her diary with the … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Only one page out of a novel

The past year and future projects

December 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Remnants of Remembrance 2

Coventry Cathedral Ruins. The remnants of todays Armistice Day acts of remembrance. Particularly poignant as it will be the 75th anniversay of the bombing of Coventry in 3 days time. … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Remnants of Remembrance

In August I visited a few of the War Memorials in France. Many were the official sites of Remembrance such as Vimy Ridge (more on this in another post) and Thiepval, … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Heads or Tails?

Over the past couple of months I have been inviting people to come along to my exhibitions and play a game of Heads or Tails. The outcome of this game … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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