Caitlin Howells

Inspired by the Moors

Originally, we had hoped that Caitlin would be able to visit Eye in person and work face-to-face with residents, as part of her Connect intervention. Instead, we had an intervention…
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Create #14: Indoor Shadow drawing

In my last Create activity, I suggested making outdoor shadow drawings but not everybody wants to be outdoors at this time of year, so here’s an indoor version you can…
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Create #13: Shadow Drawing

As autumn deepens to winter, the quality of the light changes; the days shorten and shadows lengthen; I love the stark quality of winter sunlight. Shadow tracing is a lovely…
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Connect all over Laxfield

The plaques are now up in Laxfield – they’ve been cast in jesmonite, with added iron filings and a salt wash, so they will ‘age’ over time. Thank you to…
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Connect in Laxfield

Artist Caitlin Howells is all set to run her Connect event in Laxfield – exploring the treasures we have hidden in our sheds. Earlier this year, Caitlin visited Laxfield Museum,…
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Create #1: Windfall Land Art

I have an apple tree in my garden that continually drops windfalls. My partner gets annoyed by them lying all over the place, so he collects some up, and others…
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Glorious Leaf Ghosts

Thank you, Tricia, for our first leaf ghost – a holm oak leaf and a pound coin. Remember, there’s no deadline for submitting images of your leaf ghosts, just email…
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Leaf Ghosts

A simple experimental activity to re-acquaint yourself with some favourite trees in your village (or befriend some new ones) set by Caitlin Howells. Not only is it a great way…
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