August 30, 2010
ENGLAND The Royal Pavillion : Chinese Orient Exotic Inspiration
Brighton was the first stop of my whirlwind adventure .
Brighton’s Royal Pavillion overwhelmed me with delight.
The breathtaking opulence of patterns ,colour and texture in Prince George’s magical palace by the sea,
played out in a magnificent world of sparkling chandeliers,
tables laid for a lavish feast,
golden domed ceilings
and exotic dragons,
lions and serpents absolutely dazzle the senses.
As an artist and
art of Clare Twomey –
over 3,000 black ceramic butterflies in the Banqueting Room,
Great Kitchen and
Entrance Hall of the
enhanced the sublime creativity .
I am filled with abundant inspiration for stenciling
both Wallstencils and
Next I’ll share the textile inspiration of Brighton’s Laines.