Category Archives: Workshops

Charlotte Bronte’s birthday celebrations

On the 21st of April it was the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Bronte’s birthday. I have been teaching drop in workshops at the parsonage, so I was asked to plan a birthday craft session. I have always loved the quote … Continue reading

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30 days…April

Well, April has been a busy and exciting month. I did my first ever trade show; British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate. It was overwhelming but successful in equal measures! I am just working through my orders and will share with … Continue reading

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How to make a 3D owl

Last week I held a craft party and the theme this time was owls, so I thought I would be good to share how to make them on here. This is a nice craft activity and would suite children aged … Continue reading

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30 days…November

first row  1.my stand at the hepworth christmas fair 2.hepworth gallery decorations 3.monoprinting done by pupils at crossley fields school, mirfield, (where I teach after school club). second row 1.autumn walks 2.the corn exchange, leeds 3.my printed postcards third row 1.hebden bridge … Continue reading

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Workshops at the Bronte Parsonage

For the past couple of weeks I have been heading to Haworth and teaching drop-in art workshops at the Bronte Parsonage Museum. The first one I did was based on silhouettes of the Bronte sisters and their books. Wuthering Heights … Continue reading

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Mark making workshop

Last week I taught a mark-making workshop.We started off with very quick drawings of a still life set up. Drawing for 5 minutes, 3 and 1! We drew with sticks, drew as though we were shading around an object and … Continue reading

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31 Days…December

Row One: Billy in my studio, train tracks, freshly printed christmas cards on the drying rack. Row Two: Unfinished pictures, robin drawing, rainy day. Row Three: Christmas present, charcoal drawing, christmas crafting; hand printed wrap and cards.

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