Tuesday, 23 August 2011

The Conservatory Shows past- PRESENT

Last Sunday the 21st we had another of our open studio days at the Conservatory. Unfortunately, though I was holding the camera all day I didn't manage to take a single picture, was too distracted drinking Pimms and hanging outside with all the lovely people that came to see our work (Hannah's and mines), we also had a new addition, our friend Helen with her beautiful handmade greeting cards, notebooks and gifts (she hasn't got a blog at the moment but will soon).
These pictures were taken on monday at 8 a.m before the sun was shinning into the conservatory. Hope you enjoy!

Conservatory exhibitions PAST- present

The Conservatory shows are held in Stockwell, south London.

Hannah Battershell and I meet a couple of years ago working at Shepherds Bookbinding ( previously known as Falkiners fine papers) and have been good friends ever since, we have similar taste and interests and like doing collaborations and shows together.

These photos here are from our October Show in 2009, my work is visible in the front four glass panels and Hanna's are in the four back side panels and displayed on the wood skirts.

If you are interested in seeing these pieces up close, please visit:
Hannah Battershell's website: www.hannahbattershell.com
And my work at: www.melissalaunay.com, these pieces will be under 2009 paintings

For those that are interested in the white glass paint; the pens are called "uni posca", to be found in London Graphic centre, they are easily removable with water and glass cleaner.

Show February 2010

Unfortunately for some reason I haven't got any photos of the section where Hannah's work was hanging, but if you want to see her work, please visit her website at: www.hannahbattershell.com

Friday, 19 August 2011

Whites and human birds

"Royal blue kingfisher" and "Blue magpie"
Gouache on fabriano 640 gsm paper. 12 x 12 cm 

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Natural Blues

Gouache on fabriano 640 gsm hot press paper. 30 x 30 cm
2011 Available for sale
© Melissa Launay 2011

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Tropical botanical gardens

Acrylic and gouache on fabriano 640 gsm hot press paper. 30 x 30 cm
2009. Available for sale, for more details please email: info@melissalaunay.com
© Melissa Launay 2011

Gouache on fabriano 640 gsm hot press paper. 30 x 30 cm
2011 Available for sale
© Melissa Launay 2011

Summer days at Richmond Park