Every Saturday (until next week as we finish for the year) I teach Art on the Saturday school programme for Newham based 8-12 year olds at Rosetta Art Centre.
We’ve had a fantastically rich six months, covering ceramics, drawing, painting techniques, mixed media, ceramics and last Saturday had splendid results; we worked as a team and painted large-scale Aboriginal inspired animals onto a banner.
I think it looks fantastic…
I’m over-the moon to be in the finals for the International Hand & Lock prize for embroidery 2016.
The live-judging and prize-giving is on the 3rd November at Bishopsgate Institute, please book tickets here
It promises to be a fantastic, gripping night, not to be missed by artists/designers as the networking possibilities will be immense! and it would mean the world to have your support.
Embroidery project finals….silk neck scarf which has been digitally printed, areas of colour painted by hand and hand embroidered, the neck scarf shows a timeline illustrating the history of craft and textiles.
The trousers have been feature embroidered illustrations of woodland nature onto a William Morris print….
Sorry to be a stranger of late, I’ve been working on a certain embroidery project….all with be revealed in a few weeks…but in the mean time here are some images of the development and inspiration has been: William Morris, Craft and nature…