Welcome to my blog. I am painter, printmaker, illustrator and am passionate about drawing, life drawing in particular.
I switch from one project to another mixing media and enjoying the challenge of an ongoing multi disciplinary approach.
I upload images from my sketch book creating a visual blog as well as written blog. Most of the images are life drawing studies from my sketchbook; double click on any image and you’ll see a larger version of the drawing and be able to read the text. In the early part of the blog I attempted to write haiku poetry; this short direct medium suited me as I took the subject matter from small daily occurences.
Further examples of my work can be seen on our website: http://www.powishayward.co.uk.
Sara Hayward MA(RCA) studied fine art at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, and printmaking at the Royal College of Art, London. Since leaving London in 1988 she has lived in Worcester with her artist husband Paul Powis where they each have a studio. Sara has had work published in art books, open edition prints, limited edition prints and has had over 50 exhibitions of her work including exhibitions in Italy, USA, and Finland. Her work is characterised by its heightened colour, and mark making. Subject matter includes seascapes, landscapes, literary portaits and still life. Further examples of Sara’s work can be seen on the Bridgeman Art Library. Sara was recently artist in residence at Worcester Porcelain Museum (funded by the Leverhulme Trust) and six of her etchings produced in the museum – pairs of jugs with dramatic lighting known as “The Worcester Etchings” – now form part of their permanent collection. Sara has lectured in numerous art colleges and currently teaches life drawing, fine art and illustration in Worcester. View further examples of Sara’s work on the website she shares with her artist husband, Paul Powis: http://www.powishayward.co.uk. The copyright of all images and words displayed on this blog belongs to the artist.