MyfanwyNia's Studio Weblog

Hello and welcome to my creative world, thank you dearly for your interest in my artistic endeavors.
“Here on my web log I record my studio progress, it acts as a web based journal spanning back to 2010, here I can easily glance back at projects and artworks and add my current progress. I hope some of you will also find inspiration here.
I welcome dearly your comments and feedback as valuable assets that help me consider different aspects of my art practice and my creative growth as an artist.
Love and Light”
Harriet ❤
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I’m continuously open to participation in new projects, collaborations, murals and exhibitions.
I’m always happy to talk about a special commission piece of jewellery, your fantasy artwork or portrait of a loved one.
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Thursday, 17 November 2016

Winter Market at the Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

I will be hosting a stall again this year at the Dock arts center in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. I will be bringing some new crafts, ceramic frames, some new jewellery pieces and Christmas watercolours. Do pop by and say hello :) the market will be taking place over the first weekend of December on the 3rd and 4th. Here is the details:

Get all of your Christmas Presents & Holiday Decorations in a Toasty Festive Atmosphere!

In perfect time for Christmas shopping we will host our traditional Winter Market at the Dock featuring an exciting mix of local fine art and design, affordable artisan crafts, delicious cuisine, mulled wine and more. Our stall holders are local artists, crafters and makers so you can shop with a clear conscience and support local business and the arts at the same time.

The Market will take place on Saturday the 3rd of December from 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 4th of December from 12 - 5 pm.

Music will echo through the lobby on both days with a festive choir singing holiday tunes on Saturday afternoon and the Leitrim Light Orchestra playing on Sunday. There will also be pop-up workshops and winter wonderland treats.

Here are links to some of the talented stall holders we will have with us this year:

Venus Soaps

Geraldine Beirne Textile Artist

Loki & Splink

Massage Chair Session with Lucy Lynch

Margot Quinn Art

Carrick On Shannon Men's Shed

Leitrim Flowers

The Twisted Oak Arts Collective

Harriet Myfanwy Nia Tahany

Úna Bhán Traditional Craft Shop

Bohemian Gifts

Felt Crafts

Against the Grain Wood Craft


Gerry Boland

To Have & To Hold

A Touch of Magic

Greene way Designs by Moya Greene

Lily's Cottage Crafts

Quirky Bits

Face Paining with Veronica Kelly (proceeds go to the Hope Foundation)

Christmas Watercolours

Working on some vintage inspired wintery watercolours on marbled paper, getting ready for local Christmas craft fairs and some new craft ideas.

Detail of winter forest animals watercolour
Christmas tree painted on marbled paper

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

New Ceramic Frames Work in Progress

Making some ceramic frames, I will be firing these next week and then hand painting them, then resin setting art prints in the centre. Looking forward to see how these will look, hoping to have some of these new pieces done for my stall at this years Winter Market at the Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon on the 3rd and 4th of December. Stay tuned for more progress photos of these.

Monday, 14 November 2016

New Resin work

New resin work on these decoden pendant backs the front of these has a tiny print of my art set into clear glittery resin, having fun with these. Hoping to have these new jewellery pieces ready for the Winter Market at the Dock in carrick-on-shannon, Co. Leitrim this 3rd-4th of December where I will be hosting a stall of my recent arts and crafts 🎨🎄


Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Living Off The Grid in Leitrim

Towards the end of October we had The Irish Times visit our home and studio to do a little lifestyle piece about living off-grid, here is a rare glimpse of my home life here in Co. Leitrim where I live in Ireland with my family. We live off-grid which means we are independent from the electrical power grid and self sufficiently generate all our power.