Melissa Cole - Artist blacksmith with over 25 years experience based in the Pewsey Vale near Marlborough, Wiltshire, England. Making hand made contemporary designed ironwork for the home and garden from forged steel and wrought iron. . Commissions taken for bespoke gates, railings and public and private sculptures.
Private tutor running blacksmithing and sculptural metalwork courses from her forge in Wiltshire.
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Ridgeway Farm Art Project Map Page 4 of 9
Ridgeway Farm Art Project - Colour at Home Nature Trail Map
Page 4 of 9
The FOURTH part of the Print-At-Home and colour-in Nature Trail Map of Ridgeway Farm here!!
Featuring The School drawn by a Cherry Trees Class pupil,
The Buffer, Ray Close and the archaeological trenches and burial - did you know this was here?!
This blog post is to share the designs for a new sign proposed for the entrance to Ridgeway Farm development from Purton. If you have read the other newsletters and blogs you will be up to date with progress of the project and the reasons for this location but just in case you missed it, the best space for a bespoke Ridgeway Farm entrance sign is on the public open space to the left hand side (north) of Cowleaze, approaching from Purton, opposite "Snail Hill'. I have three design options for you to consider and vote for your favourite by email or on social media. The three design ideas draw on the unique topography of your immediate landscape - "Snail Hill' and the dips and peaks of the open spaces, roads and paths that interweave between your houses giving your homes an intimate, village feel. Combined with the recent farming history of the site I have developed two designs that reflect this: crops growing and a pastoral scene depicting old English animal b
Ridgeway Farm Art Project Newsletter #5 February 2020 The Map - work in progress Feb 2020 Melissa Cole Here is a sneak preview of The Map for Ridgeway Farm residents that is work in progress on my drawing board. I have some illustrations from residents, photographs and drawings from Ridgeway Farm Academy Cherry Trees class to add to the border and reverse side as well as a story about the site written by another resident. If you would like to contribute it's not too late - just get in touch! Thursday 9th April 2020 from 1.45 - 4pm Easter Holiday - Free Workshop. A Wildlife Wonder Photography afternoon with Iain Green and Melissa Cole as part of the on-going Ridgeway Farm Art Project. Bookings are being taken for up to 10 parent/grandparent/guardian and child places (age up to 16 need to bring an adult with them!) Art and photography students and amateurs welcome to bring their own cameras and learn from I
Ridgeway Farm Art Project - Colour at Home Nature Trail Map Page 7 of 9 As lockdown continues in some way for most of us I hope you are able to explore your creative side at home. If you haven't had chance to watch Grayson's Art Club on Monday evenings Channel 4 I highly recommend it! It breaks down some of the barriers surrounding the word 'art' and allows you to think in an open and fresh way about what art means to you and how it is good for your mental health at a time like this. I also love how he is encompassing the crafts in this from pot making to wire birds, lampshade making etc! It is also a great insight into how Grayson works, his studio and sense of fun and inclusion in his work. We are getting to the last sections of the map now for you to colour at home, this is the North West corner of the development and features the large open field which is a haven for insects, butterflies, dragonflies and wild flowers and grasses. The bram