new blog alert: artist, louise wallace…
Posted in artists, blog favourites May 15th, 2009 by piablog

I don’t know about you, but I’m fascinated with how other artists find their inspiration and create their ‘magic’. I could sit for hours with painters, or writers, or designers discussing ‘how’ and ‘when’ their ideas came about, and what transformed from there. I love the process, the journey, and seeing how outside influences weave themselves into the piece.

Belfast artist and lecturer Louise Wallace has just started her own blog where she wants to document the way she makes a painting come to life. Scrolling through her blog i couldn’t help but be drawn in by her inspirations which include the gorgeous costumes and colours of Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette

…as well as other artists, films, illustrations, her ‘in the bin’s (which are gorgeous), and her studio itself which she calls the ‘little shed’. And then there is the occasional visit from a little visitor named Rosie who comes to create magic too.

So if you’re anything like me and love peaking into artist studio’s, but are too shy to go ahead and do so when you pass by a bricks and mortar one, then go on and peak inside Louise’s little shed, she would love to have you over for a cuppa. I’ve been stopping by everyday and so far, she hasn’t kicked me out. Thank you Louise!!

mayday, work in process, by louise wallace

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  1. A Gift Wrapped life says

    These are Marie Antionette fabulous. Will definately pay her a visit to tell her.

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  2. TERI REES WANG says

    Ooh, it’s like rolling over and nibbling on a candy necklace for breakfast!

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  3. Jen says

    Wow! Gorgeous!

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  4. Diana says

    What wonderful work! And indeed interesting to see where her inspiration comes from and how it comes out in her work!

    BTW: I posted a couple of lines on your book. Also a source of inspiration!

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  5. my castle in spain says

    thank you for this discovery Pia !
    et toutes mes f√©licitations pour ton nouveau livre qui a l’air super !!

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  6. Christina says

    i just had to thank you for sharing this new site. i recently found you and i am positively in love with it here. yes, love! i hope you don’t mind if i stay a while and visit. wink. : ) Your book, i have to order it and spend a sunday morning devouring it.
    one love

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  7. chelsea says

    SO beautiful!!

    May 18th, 2009 | #

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