Artist seeks a special kind of help

Kirsty Chapman, an intuitive artist based in West Sussex, has been painting and drawing ever since she was three years old. Her artwork follows a military and remembrance theme, with her most unique paintings ...

Art exhibition captures military life

THE Army Arts Society (AAS) will be hosting its annual exhibition at The Young Galleries, Salisbury Library, from Friday 21 October – Saturday 5 November 2016. The artwork on display will reflect AAS' varie...

Make Your Own Zoo

When her husband was posted to Afghanistan for a year in 2011, Tracey Radford started writing a blog. It quickly became a place to share new craft ideas and led to her first book, Make Your Own Zoo. It features...

Army art attack

THE Army Arts Society is holding an exhibition from 7-21 November at the Young Galleries, Salisbury Library, Salisbury, to showcase members’ work. Picture by Richard Salter People and places at home and ...

War veterans model for body cast sculptor

TOP sculptor Louise Giblin is soon to reveal sculptures based on hand casts of ten serving and retired members of the British military who each served in different wars from 1941-2009 to support the British Leg...

Live artwork honouring WW1 heading to IWM North

THOUSANDS of red and blue soldiers will sprawl across the walls inside IWM North this August as part of a constantly-evolving live artwork marking the First World War Centenary. RedBlueRedBlue, by artist Mar...

A t-shirt fit for heroes

THE winning design for a t-shirt worn by injured soldiers and veterans at a Help for Heroes Recovery Centre has been revealed as that of Yorkshire school pupil Lily Nicholson-Hume. Chosen from more than 50 e...

Armed Forces in the picture in Bradford

THE Inspired and Proud Project has worked with young people, schools, serving military personnel, veterans, cadets and other members of the community in a series of workshops in and around Bradford. The exh...

WWI to inspire schools competition

AS part of the national schools fundraising event Red, White and Blue Day, which takes place each October, children are being asked to design a Christmas card for 2014 to mark the World War One centenary. Wi...

Unleash your inner artist

IT'S time to let out your artistic side for the Forces Additional Needs and Disability Forum's (FANDF’s) Celebrating Life & Achievement-themed art/photo competition. Held as part of the group's 25th anni...