Hebden Bridge artist Kate Lycett

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Hebden Bridge artist Kate Lycett sees pattern and colour in the Yorkshire landscapes and architecture that surrounds her.

In a former pub she calls home in Hebden Bridge there is a bright room that was once an outbuilding, in her words “full of rats and slugs”, though that was knocked down, and in its place, constructed from the very same stone, is a purpose-built art studio.

It was he who introduced her to the rules of perspective too and she has kept her maiden name  his surname  for her artwork, in a touching nod to his influence
It was he who introduced her to the rules of perspective too and she has kept her maiden name his surname for her artwork, in a touching nod to his influence
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Becoming an artist is all Kate, now 42, ever set her sights on and from an early age, she wanted a studio of her own, as her grandad had.
Becoming an artist is all Kate, now 42, ever set her sights on and from an early age, she wanted a studio of her own, as her grandad had.
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She was surrounded by art through childhood, introduced to fine art picture books alongside childrens stories
She was surrounded by art through childhood, introduced to fine art picture books alongside childrens stories
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After leaving school, Kate studied an art foundation course in Suffolk. Aged 19, she then left her home county for Yorkshire, relocating to York for university, where she studied fine art, with a minor in English literature.
After leaving school, Kate studied an art foundation course in Suffolk. Aged 19, she then left her home county for Yorkshire, relocating to York for university, where she studied fine art, with a minor in English literature.
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