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Creative Framing & Gallery

27 North View, Westbury Park, Bristol BS6 7PT
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March 2020

Corona Virus update:

As of March 17th we are continuing to stay open and work to our normal schedule of around three weeks turnaround from jobs left with us to collection, as well as dealing with more urgent jobs should they arise.

As long as all of our staff remain fit and well we will try to continue to do this.

Moving forward in the coming days, weeks, and months we will continue with this policy unless instructed otherwise. In the event of a Government directive saying we have to close, we may allow collection of completed work on the basis of payment over the phone and then collection from our door. You would need to phone us from your mobile when outside the shop.

It maybe possible to do incoming work on a similar basis if it is relatively straight forward.  We are happy to discuss options over the phone.

If you need to speak to us then please call the shop on 01179 733 995 or Mike's mobile 07818 606077.

July 2018

Gromit Unleashead 2.

Channeling the legendary Bristolian cricket player WG Grace, artist Mike Ogden has 'Champion' decked out in his smartest cricket attire. Playing with a straight bat (note: behave honestly and decently), this sculpture is seated on Badminton Road in Downend Village. 

August 2017

Quentin Blake/Roald Dahl – new exhibition

Sky Blue Framing and Gallery launch the Autumn season with half of the gallery showing new Limited Edition print releases from Quentin Blake based on the Ronald Dahl stories. The exhibition will run all the way up to Christmas as the artworks make perfect presents for the avid Ronald Dahl fans in your family.

As well as the prints shown, there is also a set of eight prints based on Ronald Dahl’s cheeky Revolting Rhymes, and another eight based on classics such as The Twits, The Witches, The Enormous Crocodile, Matilda and other favourites.

See more prints here

July 2015

New signed prints released to raise funds for Grand Appeal

After two Shaun the Sheep sponsor launch events this week, Mike's three designs are now available as a signed print to raise funds for the Grand Appeal. With a suggested minimum donation of £25.00 for the print with 80% of the purchase price going direct to the charity. Sky Blue framing can do a variety of presentation methods from mounting and wrapping to fully framed at special prices if you are buying the print as a gift. Please email us or call in to have a proper look. The prints will be part of a Shaun the Sheep themed window display all summer long.

June 2015

Mike surprised to be asked to paint Third Shaun

In early June, just three weeks before the trail was due to be launched, the team at Grand Appeal asked Mike if he would like to paint one of his two designs submitted in late 2014, as they had found a late sponsor. 'Called to the Baa' with Shaun as a High Court Judge was once again a special shape, having all its additional sculpture made by the Cardiff model makers. The wig is just awesome!

June 2015

Grand Appeal invites Mike to paint second Shaun

Just before Mike finished painting 'Sheep Dip', The Grand Appeal team invited him to paint another Sheep on the theme of 'Pirate Captain.' Mike was inspired by the various films including 'Pirates of the Caribbean'. Lots of late nights ensued as the deadline was looming but somehow he pulled it off – he was still fiddling with the beard when the movers came to take him away – the sculpture not Mike! Look out for the fun details like the pistol manufacturer, the seagull and the gold lace on the hat.

January 2015

Mike Chosen by Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal

In late 2014 Mike was selected as one of the artists to paint a Shaun the Sheep sculpture. His design was based on the title ‘Sheep Dip’ which came first, but Shaun is dressed in an Edwardian Swim suit, and a Straw boater (displaying ‘Dip me Quick’) with a life belt around his middle as he doesn’t like the idea of being dipped! Look out for the amazing textures that Mike did on the hat, the swimsuit and in particular the wool tail. There are a few extra amusing details if you look for them!