Category Archives: Ideas and Revelations

The making of ‘A Troubled World’ – Signification of the Poppy series by Jacqueline Hammond

The Signification of the Poppy’ series began with a painting created for a web based competition in 2007 – ‘Seeking Picasso’ in which I was a finalist.

In week 3 the theme was ‘A Troubled World’ and the painting I produced was inspired by the situation in Afghanistan at the time and the metaphor of the poppy and its association with war.

Here are some images of the preliminary work behind the piece: Continue reading

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‘Jpeg’ attached

I was nagging myself to get on with emailing some jpegs instead of twittering on… but instead I just drew this. Literal thinking! Continue reading

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Smartdeco is ‘Bang on Trend’

Found this in The Sunday Times Style Magazine at the weekend (24th Feb 2013). The model’s eye make up bears an uncanny resemblance to my ‘Love’ painting as pictured here in my brochure. Ironically the article uses this as an … Continue reading

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Which celeb to make a pebble head next for Stars On Canvas 2012

Now who shall be my next Pebble Head Celeb? My previous Pebble Head Celebs seem to have been a real hit with both the organisers of Stars On Canvas, and Vanessa Feltz’s husband Ben Ofoedu has been tweeting the painting. … Continue reading

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Vile: Jimmy Savile article published in Sunday Mirror today

Vile: Jimmy Savile – article in Sunday Mirror 14th Oct 2012 The article came out today. I spoke to a reporter last Thursday. Published in the Sunday Mirror 14th Oct 2012. The article is accompanied by two photographs, one of … Continue reading

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I must stop writing and do some painting instead.

I must stop writing and do some painting instead. Continue reading

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Art critics or curators – who would like to write about my work?

Calling all those art critics, curators and bloggers in the blogsphere who write about art.  Can you help? Would you like to write about me? I am trying to write a new artists statement / biography and finding it difficult. … Continue reading

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Dear Facebook, I’ve Just Peeled My Face Off

Thought I’d better write a Facebook post just to let everyone know that I’ve just peeled my face off! … ‘How can this be?’ they gasp into their keyboards. ‘Has she had ‘face off’ with someone today?’ Well I guess … Continue reading

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Afternoon Wake Up Call

My afternoon kip was  interrupted by a phone call from someone who had seen my current seascape commission at the studio / gallery requesting to commission one for themselves. Indeed, “worth waking up for”, thanks for calling me on their behalf … Continue reading

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