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Dancing Ledge
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My Working Method and Inspiration by Stephen Bishop Artist

This painting was completed in August 2020 Dancing Ledge, oil on canvas 100 x 150 cm

Some notes on a recent large-scale painting “Dancing Ledge” should give an insight into my working method and raison d'etre. I recently found some old transparency slides ...

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In February this year I finally bought a tube wringer. Hooray! I absolutely love this little hard working device. Read on to hear why.

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It was cold when I arrived in my studio so I kept my (as Tom Jones says) hat on. With the radiator ...

Purbeck Coast during a partial Eclipse in July 2019
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As I walked out one evening towards Spyway Farm, the light was already waning. I had glimpsed that the full moon was large and low in the sky against Corfe Castle. I strode towards the coastal field. I had a bottle of European lager to give me Dutch courage and to enjoy my night-time escapade all the more.

It was around 9 p.m. on 17 July and ...

Sheila Girling and Anthony Caro
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Saturday 13 May – Saturday 29 July 2017 Lighthouse is in association with Barford Sculptures Ltd, London.

Curated by Stephen Bishop Artist for Lighthouse Poole

“Sheila Girling was consistently inventive in her finely wrought collages and abstract paintings,” Nicholas Serota , Director of the Tate

This exhibition ...

Sunsrise in Gully's Place
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I am always happy to receive requests to help with local charities and work that supports people and the natural environment. I am so grateful to have been able to contribute to Gully's Place through my art.

Dear Stephen,

Please find attached our thank you letter following our launch of Gully’s Place at the Poole Lighthouse.

Please ...


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