Sarah McCartney


Beach combing on Prisk and pressing seaweeds

The clocks have gone forward and its beginning to feel a bit lighter and warmer. I found some time at last to get out to the w

The Art House Christmas arts and crafts party 2-4 December

I will have some of my things at The Art House Christmas arts and crafts party this weekend. Will be there on Friday evening f

more seaweeds and becoming a freelance artist and illustrator…

Things change. I worked for Cornwall Wildlife Trust for twenty four years. Now I am a freelance artist and illustrator. And as

Taking time

Whimbrel calling across Prisk,sound of spring, hope, winter ending.Gathering seaweed in rock pools.Reds, rich silk ribbons,rag

one hundred little squares lit by one hundred LEDs – there’s an idea

So I finished slicing up the wood. It is now tied into little bundles and stacked up on shelves. For later! Back to the resins

embedding marine non-native species …

Tonight instead of kayaking in the rain (which I was looking forward to) I have been pressing seaweeds. But I can paddle any t

fish, wakame and Fannie & Fox

… been painting more fish.This week it was mergim and plaice.I started a lemon sole this afternoon. I know it looks very

‘call it winter of the heart, the time between…’

very quiet.  very dark ‘call it winter of the heart, the time between…’ Anais Nin been reading and slee

waiting for resin to set and new wax to arrive …

tray of resins for sale at Fannie & Fox Was in the garage today. I’ve finished the big tidy so it is a pleasure to b

back from Bryher …

I’m back from two beautiful weeks on Bryher … there I beach combed and found many wonderful things  … &