Alison Evînam Boyd

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Lives Creative: Fabrizio Borgoni, Bow Maker and Sculptor

“I come from a long line of wood artisans and have been immersed in working wood my entire life. By now it’s in my blood.” Today we visit archettaio Fabrizio, … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lives Creative: Giorgio Giorgetti and Barbara Rivetti Rucellai, Artists and Sculptors

They’re the quintessential creative Florentine couple, though Giorgio didn’t start out as an artist and sculptor. After completing his national service he drove trucks for Esselunga before deciding to become … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Domi Saccardi, Silk Artist and Painter

This week in Lives Creative we row through a river of every glorious colour on the spectrum with Domi Saccardi of Castel del Piano. “…I’m predominantly inspired by the beautiful nature that surrounds … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Lives Creative: Luca Serafini, Painter

“I love to draw anything that comes to mind, without limits, without rules, without thinking whether it is in good or bad taste…” Luca Serafini is a self-taught artist who … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

mARTEdì: Visual Diary

The whole of last week passed by in a flash of bedcovers. Nothing sassy, unfortunately, just January’s unseasonal tepid humidity manifesting in the form of a pile of snotty tissues beside the … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Lives Creative: Artist Christine Persson

“As long as I can remember, painting and nature have been the joyful driving forces in my life.” A couple of years ago I posted about artist Swedish-born Christine Persson’s … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative – Silvia Filoni of I Lobe You

The westernised world we live in means we have everything on demand.  We are really so well-off materially that it’s become not just easy but the norm to drop one gadget and collect the next … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative – The Printmaking Sisters, Firenze

Lives Creative will be a weekly-occurring post, delivered Thursdays, highlighting and promoting an artist, writer, maker or downright creative person in the Monte Amiata region of Southern Tuscany. Having said that, … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Autumn Studio

I have a confession to make. [Aside from wilfully feeding the Alberese fox] I was hoping to hold out for a little longer, but today I caved and turned on the … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

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