I am working on a new class for later in the year – Summer Blooms – and these pictures give an indication of how I might develop it. The examples here just show the hydrangeas ‘laid’ on the background, so it really is the early stages of me organising the workshop. The base will be … More Summer Blooms Workshop
A bit early for cherry blossom but good to post this on such a grey day! Now I don’t mind showing things that go wrong – not everything works well and we all have plenty of mistakes. The picture above is a small section of a row of cherry trees I produced about eighteen months … More Cherry Blossom
A few months ago I purchased a copy of Sketchbook Explorations by Shelley Rhodes, which is an excellent book, particularly if you enjoy mixed media work. Of the many wonderful ideas in the book, the notion of sketching (or mark-making) when you are out on a walk, really appealed to me. Shelley Rhodes calls her … More A Walking Sketch
This month I am taking part in a Page-A-Day Sketchbook Challenge, attempting to record something in my sketchbook every day and then post it on a designated Pinterest page. Ten interested textile enthusiasts are taking part and so far I have managed to post each day (only day three!) by allocating an hour to my … More A Messy Walk!