North Bristol Artists 2020 Trail Report

With Britain in lockdown during November 2020, the NBA trail was slightly different this year. Laurel Smart talks us through some of the highlights. The 2020 North Bristol Art Trail was like no other. We planned and we hoped, and we hoped and we planned. We prepared...
Mixed Media

Mixed Media

A common phrase in contemporary art is “mixed media”. But what exactly is it? We asked North Bristol Artist Maita Robinson to explain. ANYTHING GOES A History of Mixed Media Mixed media is something recent in Art history. One of the first attempts to mix...
2020 Virtual Trail Archive

2020 Virtual Trail Archive

2020 Trail ReportWe’ve compiled some of our highlights from the 2020 trail, which was unlike any other year. Read more about how we adapted our walking trail at short notice, and how individual artists created their own mini-galleries and pop-up stalls while...

Jewellery

The desire to own and wear, or give, jewellery for personal adornment is as old as civilisation itself.  Jewellery making offers a bottomless well of inspiration to create innovative accessories, precious keepsakes, or valued gifts expressing our love, care, and...

Glass Making

Glass-making has a long history, going back to some of the oldest human civilisations, with the earliest glass beads dating back to 3,500BC in Egypt and Mesopotamia. Although there have been vast changes that make glass production easier, the techniques used by a...

Painting

When thinking about art, painting is often the first thing that springs to mind. We asked some of the North Bristol Artists to explain more about how they go about creating their artwork, and the different types of paintings you can see on the trail. Painting Mediums...