My Crafts for Spring! Ideas to Inspire: Paint & Ink.
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My plan this year is to create more hand-printed cards and a range of Danby Press hand-printed papers. The aim is to produce cards that can be framed and papers that can be used for covering books and lining cupboards etc.Continue reading »
Really thrilled to see my summer craft series in the June issue of Country Living Magazine, which is out now! “How to create a collection of beautiful handmade decorative pieces, each with its own original charm”Continue reading »
Preparation for Print Workshops I always like to create a demonstration sample for my print workshops. This little Tabby Kitten was created for the Mascalls Gallery screen-printed pin cushion workshop. Screen-printed onto natural linen and filled with French Provencal Lavender; this little Tabby Kitten is a sweet little character, which looks good on a mantleContinue reading »
In my ‘Art for Enjoyment ‘classes I always demonstrate process and techniques related to each project. Here are two stages of the portrait process – these are very quick studies, using a textured coloured background and primary colours – crimson, lemon yellow, cobalt blue, mixed with white acrylic.Continue reading »
My stall at the Eridge Decorative Living Fair – hand block printed fabrics, papers, hand screen-printed cards and textiles, limited edition prints, hand marbled papers and handmade dolls.Continue reading »
At the moment I am preparing for the Eridge Decorative Living Fair on Thursday the 8th of May 9.30 – 5.30 p.m. Where I will have on sale – hand printed cards, limited edition artist prints and textiles. I have just finished a series of hand screen-printed cards and prints especially for the fair. EridgeContinue reading »
In Art for Enjoyment we have been painting portraits, so I thought that I would show some pictures of how I gesso millboard in preparation for acrylic.Continue reading »
Just before Christmas I introduced my students to screen-printing, showing them how to process and print from a silk screen. Once you have an image that you are happy with (it’s worth spending time on this) it’s surprising how quickly a print can be created. This print was created in under two hours whilst teachingContinue reading »