Embroider the Truth

Blog by artist/printmaker Dawn Cole

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 · 2 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

Peonies and Pelargoniums?

Following on from a conversation that began on Saturday, my friend, Jackie Russell and I have been bouncing an image back and forth via email today. The photograph is one … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Scene is Set

Thoughts and items from the archive on the Battle of Britain

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Backlogs or backfilling?

I seem to be working on 3 different bodies of work at the moment and although they appear to be very different, using different techniques they do in fact have … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stories to tell

I have begun to research and think about the final Resting Place which will take place in June 2016. It seems such a long time ago that I began this … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment
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