Stanton in Peak Open Gardens & Art Trail, 3rd July 2022

Here’s a lovely opportunity to view 20+ gardens in the beautiful Derbyshire village of Stanton in Peak, a couple of miles off the A6 between Rowsley and Bakewell. I will be exhibiting my work at Home Farm on Sunday 3rd July, from 1 – 5pm, as part of the Art Trail. Perhaps it’s best to…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, July 2022

Create beautiful paper Sculpture If you are in need of a creative pick up, come along to The Slipper Studio and learn how to create beautiful paper sculpture. Using a deceptively simple process, you will learn how to make your own templates and create a cornucopia of hanging and free standing paper sculptures, including hearts…

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FieldBreaks Workshop, June 2022 at The Art Room, Barlow, Derbyshire

Explore Blind Embossing – lino printing without ink   Join me on Wednesday 29th June at The Art Room, Barlow, where I will be running this workshop for FieldBreaks. Blind embossing is an interesting creative technique. It uses the skills and materials associated with lino cutting, but without all of the mess generated when inking…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, June 2022

Experimental Printmaking inspired by Mid Century Design Taking our inspiration from Mid Century Design and contemporary printmakers such as Jane Ormes and Jenny Douglas, we will explore 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…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, May 2022

Create beautiful Paper Sculpture Come along to The Slipper Studio for a days making and learn how to create beautiful paper sculpture. Using a deceptively simple process, you will learn how to create a cornucopia of hanging and free standing paper sculptures from old books, before moving onto teacups, jugs or teapots, which are the…

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18th June at Bonsall Art Trail, Derbyshire

Lino Cutting and Printing 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 anyone looking for some advice and pointers. I am very…

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Workshops at The Slipper Studio, April 2022

Birds on a Wire – create tiny wire sculptures   Fine and flexible wire is a lovely material to work with, enabling you to create characterful objects, with a drawn-like quality to them. Come along to The Slipper Studio and learn how to create a range of small and decorative pieces of sculpture, which will…

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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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