Combining pen and watercolour

Combining Pen and Watercolour Workshop at Vine and Roses, Penrith. One of the things I enjoy about delivering workshops is how I learn something each time, whether it be about methods or materials, or more interestingly, how people learn and what their experiences mean to them. One thing I learnt on this workshop was how different minds can experience different…

Florence Mine

Have stepped into the unknown by luckily getting onto a course that will move me into a yet more digital format, chasing out any lingering Luddite cobwebs… Florence Mine in Egremont is the location, Signal Films the provider and Sam Meech the teacher/mentor. Our first session had us admiring the red rusty redundant mine buildings whilst trying to film in…

The Big Draw

The Big Draw has started in Cumbria! It’s actually started everywhere as it is a national event, taking place every October. There are several events across Cumbria, taking place in schools, village halls, museums, outdoor centres, libraries and even an aquarium! I only wish I could attend them all! Penrith has Eden Arts using the Soup Shop in the Devonshire…

The Big Draw

A Jersey cow drawn in the technique taught to me several years ago, by the inspiring Lesley Humphries. This is another incomplete piece, drawn in April, more of a demonstration as I was passing on this method to adults in a workshop at the Highhead Gallery I will be doing another there as part of C-Art, date to follow very…