Monthly Archives: January 2010

April Love and The Lady of Shalott

Making April Love’s clothes: Arthur Hughes (1832-1915) (who was a second-generation member of the Pre Raphaelite brotherhood) exhibited his painting April Love (below) at the Royal Academy in 1856. The painting was inspired by another of Tennyson’s poems, The Miller’s … Continue reading

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Four Famous Paintings

Which famous painting would you like to see come to life? We are making a series of four comic (but affectionate) sketches based on a series of famous paintings. We have so far completed Mona Lisa (Leonardo da Vinci), American … Continue reading

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The Lady of Shalott

The making of the costume for The Lady of Shalott. See menu above! Above: the music video trailer to The Lady of Shalott film. In May 2008 we had just completed the Luttrell Psalter film and were planning to take … Continue reading

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Letters from America 1699-1757

I have just put some research of mine up as a blog so it is more accessible: Hyrne Family Letters 1699-1757 The story that unfolded in these letters is one of elopement, fraud, betrayal, love, loss and courage and they … Continue reading

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The Orchard House Wardrobe

I have spent my time over the Christmas and New Year break rebuilding my web site.  Its still a work in progress, but I’m getting there!

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