Summer 2021 – Art

Limelight Despy’s collage primarily depicts an alluring Marilyn Monroe, with her signature blonde curls, grasping a white sheet while covering her chest. Reminiscent of the famous Douglas Kirkland photoshoot in 1961, the image is both sensual and yet vulnerable. A decadent chandelier hangs in the background and a cut open lime is positioned just above… Continue reading Summer 2021 – Art

Finding the Lens

This post should inspire you to think creatively in relation to the following prompt and is especially targeted at photographers. While you are on holiday, try and explore the artistic potential of the places and views you see with the aim to produce holiday pictures that are different and unique.  Suggestions for Photographers Finding a… Continue reading Finding the Lens

Spellbinder and ENIGMA in collaboration: Tips from the Editors

This is a very special blog post to celebrate the collaboration of Spellbinder magazine with Exeter University’s creative writing society and their literary journal, ENIGMA. Spellbinder has been fortunate enough to receive a number of submissions from the talented student community in Exeter, a number of which have been published in the Winter and Spring… Continue reading Spellbinder and ENIGMA in collaboration: Tips from the Editors

Spring 2021 – Art

A Shadow Of My Former Self Anne Moore We have had the pleasure of communicating with Anne about her inspirations and intentions behind this fantastic photograph artwork, ‘A Shadow Of My Former Self’. Anne is currently studying for a Masters in Film Theory at Exeter University. Perhaps her study of motion pictures has inspired her… Continue reading Spring 2021 – Art

A Guide to Galleries

If you are an artist, you will want to look at successful works that have achieved widespread acclaim. This will inspire you and assist you with your technique. Even if you’re not an artist, it’s still fun to visit galleries and appreciate the beautiful diversity of artworks on display around the world. This guide will… Continue reading A Guide to Galleries

Make Art Your New Hobby

This post is for anyone who is curious about art but is uncertain how to go about exploring this medium. Whether your heart is set on drawing, painting, digital art or photography, it can be intimidating to see how stunning other people’s work is. You probably have not seriously picked up a paintbrush since school.… Continue reading Make Art Your New Hobby

Winter 2021 – Art

Birth in a Pandemic As you can see above, Alicia’s artwork is incredibly captivating. As an editor, I was immensely intrigued by the story behind the work. Since publication, I have discussed the origins of the painting with Alicia who was pregnant during the pandemic. Unable to go out except for doctor appointments, this was… Continue reading Winter 2021 – Art