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The Stables Studios

Leah Gaynor
Sam Capell
Robyn Nield
Doormouse designs
Deborah Crofts
Tim Skinner
dillon bennet
cerys russell
adam jefford
katy phillips
anna dick
Igor Emmerich
studio visage
JustaRide Films
Gabriella Apicella

Studio 1 Hiraeth Creative
Leah Gaynor works mainly in fine silver and precious stones. Leah likes to explore different textures and materials in a quest to make something beautiful, or sometimes, a piece that challenges the rules.

Studio 4 & 5 Samuel Capell
Samuel is a contemporary pop artist. He focuses on the destruction and manipulation of food, and why our love of fat, sugary fast food dominates our diets. He ultimately points at fast food companies and large organisations as being huge contributors towards our bad choices. Samuel also explores comparisons in the industry and makes work to champion those food manufacturers who take their practice seriously.

Studio 6 Robyn Neild
Robyn Neild has worked as an international fashion illustrator for the last twenty years, for clients including Givenchy, Vivienne Westwood, Elizabeth Arden.  Her illustrations gracing Vogue, Elle, Glamour and Harper & Queen.  She has recently developed her first series of limited edition bronze sculptures.

Studio 7 Dormouse Designs
Designer/maker of contemporary sterling silver jewellery which is quirky and individual. “I love colourful gemstones in natural forms so these often feature in my designs . All my items are handcrafted using a mix of traditional and idiosyncratic silversmithing techniques”.

Studio 9 Deborah Crofts
Deborah Crofts combines real, imagined and remembered elements inspired by the natural environment; creating a mix of abstract and figurative acrylic painting styles.

Studio 10 Folksonomies Design
Gorgeous keepsakes from vintage china.

Studio 11 Dee Taylor
Specialising in painting, striving to express a mood that will evoke an emotional response from the viewer. Vast, empty land and urban scapes offer elements to create drama. Work shifts from dark comment to pop culture.

Studio 12 Tim Skinner
Tim Skinner’s practice is focused on paint and the exploration of the material. Fusing cultural imagery and motif with the material qualities of paint, Tim seeks to create a balance of the mimetic and physical possibilities of the medium on the painted surface.

Studio 15 Dillon Bennett
Freelance film sound designer and editor.

Studio 16 Cerys Russell
Cerys started painting for the first time since childhood in November 2015, just for fun and it quickly became a minor obsession. Using oil paints for their texture and vibrancy to create paintings full of other-worldliness and secret places, Cerys draws inspiration from East Kent’s landscapes, particularly its coastal areas, as well as from imagination and memories. Cerys is also an avid poet and silver jewellery designer-maker.

Studio 17 Adam Jefford
Linocuts and drawings.

Studio 18 Katy Phillips
Slip-cast sculptural vessels.

Studio 19 Anna Dick
Film editor with an impressive CV, including working on Whitechapel TV Series as well as a whole host of films.

Studio 19 Igor Emmerich
Igor is an established portrait and lifestyle photographer with a strong graphic eye and natural talent for capturing something unique about his subjects through his natural portraits. Realism and sincerity are inherent in his images, which reflect his quirky sense of humour. Some of his recent clients include Amex, Unilever, Virgin, Tesco, Premier Inn and the LSO.

Studio 20 Studio Visage
Photographic studio made up of a personal creative team of in-house photographers, makeup artists and models specialising in portraiture, creative makeup and commercial photography.

Chip Thompson is a screenwriter and director from Kent and a co-founder of JustaRide Films. Taking inspiration from the people around him and life in general, Chip’s main focus is in storytelling and exploring issues of society, sexuality, British culture and masculinity within film. He cites the Evil Dead trilogy as his biggest cinematic influence.

Gabriella Apicella is a freelance screenwriter and tutor. Previously based in London she co-founded the Underwire Festival in 2010, and continues to contribute screenwriting advice during monthly sessions at the BFI. Alongside her teaching engagements at various Higher Education Institutions, she works as a consultant on short and feature length screenplays, and is currently re-drafting her latest feature project that has been optioned by Twelve Chairs films.


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