Author Archives: Annabel Keatley

Journey From Granada To The Costa De La Luz

In early December I got the opportunity to travel across Andalucia from my home on the Costa Tropical near Granada to Bolonia, on the Costa de la Luz.

Annabel Keatley At Galería Cartel

My solo show at the Galería Cartel, Granada, which continues until the 11th June, has given me the opportunity to develop my work in the studio and make the transition to working on a large scale again after a gap … Read more


Hi Chris, I thought you might like this photo of one of my monoprints travelling around Salobreña on the back of a bus!

Sketches In Lhasa

Message: I have a painting which I was in the middle of re-framing, and noticed it had the artist’s name `Annabel Keatley` on the back. Would it be possible to let me know the title of this piece of work, … Read more

Making Paper All Over The World

In March I participated in an annual papermaking swap with 40 papermakers from different countries. The package of papers which I received in the post from the organiser Elena Siff, of Etsy Papermakers Guild, introduced me to the diverse and … Read more

Falling Leaves

Hojas de Papel / Falling Leaves / Installation / Handmade Paper Piece. I wasn’t sure about the title so I’ve just put it all. As a papermaker I often look at the leaves and flowers of a plant and wonder … Read more

Printmaking In Granada

These are the first etchings I have done since printmaking at Edinburgh College of Art in 1984-88 where I did a lot of mixed media using silkscreen printing with etching. They are solar plate intaglio and relief etchings. It’s a … Read more

The Light Of The South

Whilst I was writing my last post, Waiting For Inspiration, I started to realise how much I was longing to paint again, after a long eight month break. So as soon as it was finished I went to the local … Read more

Waiting For Inspiration

When I read what Robert Newton said in his post My Work about how he can get ecstatic with excitement when his particular method of painting works, it made me think about that feeling when a painting is all of … Read more

Making Paper In Andalucia

At this time of year, when the almond blossom is in full bloom and it’s often windy my terrace gets covered with blossom and I like to incorporate it into my papermaking process.

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