Kate Hughes

domestic space working space
September 5, 2009, 3:47 pm
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Peoples working spaces fascinate me especially when they merge into the domestic space. The things we surround ourselves with become extensions of our thoughts and memories, symbols to store our epiphanies. Breanna’s posted some photos of her space that elaborate on these watercolours beautifully.

After eight months of residency I still haven’t documented my studio, I will. I appreciate the space and retreat it provides but dislike how it forces my art apart from my day to day routines. To tackle this I keep my watercolours and an extra set of grey leads and paper at home. Lately I’ve preferred working at home, embroidering in bed with my laptop for reference.


intimate space
August 28, 2009, 10:17 pm
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The spaces that surround us are an extension of the self. Today I visited Breanna in order to explore her relationship with the place she inhabits. Drawn from life the colouring was done after. I hope it does justice to the delicate pastel tones of her room.

life drawing
August 6, 2009, 11:04 pm
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It’s been a long time since my last life drawing session. I’m keen to start again but have had little success in finding a class that suits me, I like long poses (40 min to 3 hrs) and minimal teaching.

The chairs in the room and the directions they faced always fascinated me far more than the models though.