Derbyshire Open Arts, 28th & 29th May 2022

View original artwork by 8 members of the highly successful Peak District Artisans, with paintings by Steve Elliott, Craig Longmuir, Jenny Mather, Bethan Nadin and Jo Polmear, using oils, acrylics, watercolours, exploring interpretations of landscape and still life, through realism and abstraction. Fine art photography by Ian Daisley, with a personal view of landscape. Printmaking…

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March Workshops 2022, Art in the Barn, Hampshire

Art in the Barn Join me in the beautiful Meon Valley from 17th – 22nd March and choose from a range of creative workshops. A light and spacious thatched barn will be the venue for the Arts week, plus there’s accommodation available on the farm, with a choice of shepherds huts or traditional yurts. Further…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, March 2022

Create with a Gel Plate – mono printing without a press   Gel printing plates are a lively and instant method for creating mono prints, with the advantage that they don’t require the use of a printing press. Each print is unique and this highly adaptable process invites experimentation. Gel printing plates look and feel…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, February 2022

Additional workshop Create Tiny Wire Bird Sculptures Wild and domestic birds have such personalities and characteristics and are a lovely thing to capture. Join me at The Slipper Studio and you will be guided through a number of stages, enabling you to create a range of small scale wire sculptures. Your initial ideas will be…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, December 2021

Lino Cutting for Beginners & Rusty Printmakers   Working from an image of your choice, this one day workshop will introduce you to one colour lino cutting and printing. This is the perfect introduction for the first time printmaker and a great reminder for those who haven’t picked up a lino cutter in a while.…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, October and November 2021 – additional dates

Experimental Printmaking inspired by Mid Century Design Taking our inspiration from Mid Century Design and contemporary printmakers, we will explore abstract pattern through mark making, drawing and collage. Composition will be developed by creating experimental print blocks and stamps, before we refine our ideas and experiences to develop a series of lino cuts. Wednesday 27th…

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Christmas inspired Workshops at The Slipper Studio, November 2021

Blind Embossing – Lino printing without inks Blind embossing is an interesting creative technique. It uses the skills and materials associated with lino cutting, but without any of the mess generated when inking a lino block. A lino block, plus dampened paper is rolled through a press, with lots of pressure applied. The outcome is…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, October 2021

  Create with a Gel Plate – mono printing without a Press. Gel printing plates allow for a lovely and instant method for mono printing, all without the need for a printing press. I will guide you through a range of gel plate techniques, including: layering, impressing, creating stencils and exploring masking techniques. This workshop…

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November at Turner’s Art Studio

Lino Cutting for Beginners and Rusty Printmakers   Working from an image of your choice, this one day workshop will introduce you to one colour lino cutting and printing. This is the perfect introduction for the first time printmaker and a great reminder for anyone looking for some advice and pointers. As it’s getting close…

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