Category Archives: LEVEL 2 – Personal learning – Workshops

PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Devoree and silk painting with MARY DAY

SILK PAINTING and DEVOREE workshop wit Mary Day at Denham College, Abingdon.

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Pewter casting day and 2 days Resin casting

At this stage I am not really sure if I can take on the commitment for level 3 although I really want to. Two things that make me hesitant. I have not as yet had my work formally assessed and feel … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Amanda Hislop – Mixed media sketchbooks for ideas

WORKSHOP – AMANDA HISLOP May 2014 Mixed media mark making workshop using a restricted pallette of colours using layering and abstractions techniques to create personal sketchbooks for future inspiration. It’s interesting to me to see how I use workshops such … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Creative sketchbooks with DIONNE SWIFT

I mentioned this online workshop with Dionne Swift a while back but have only just managed to photograph and upload some of the pages. The theme was circles and to experiment with lots of different media.  

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Digital by Design

WORKSHOP  – Digital by Design Introduction to digital textiles at The Knit and Stich Show Alexandra Palace Oct 2014 In the first section of the course we were introduced to transfer (sublimation) printing starting with the basics using paints, paper … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Paper Engineering with GEMMA WRIGHT

WORKSHOP – PAPER ENGINEERING In my continued learning and search to find my own approach to textiles I have attended a workshop this weekend exploring the art of paper engineering. I enrolled on this workshop on the strength of an … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – wax book and ceramics

PERSONAL LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT I am still thinking about some experiments with stitch and waxed paper as I had mentioned in a Previous body of work and whilst searching for some ideas and information I came across this book published … Continue reading

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Personal Learning – Bacon/Moore exhibition and a fun time with Dionne Swift !

Along with my OCA studies 2 additional things that I have invested time in over the last 2 weeks are the Bacon / Moore ( or Moore Bacon  would have been more humorous!) exhibition at The Ashmolean exhibition in Oxford. … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – LYNDA MONK – New materials

Ahead of starting the new materials section, I took a workshop with Lynda Monk, author of 2 inspiring books to learn some basics in Tyvek, Evolon and Lutradur. Lynda is a real experimenter and it was quite a challenge to … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – JANET EDMONDS – Build a book of pattern

…finished it ! Some time ago I attended a work shop run by Janet Edmonds, with the focus of producing lots of patterned repeated pages for a sketchbook. They were intended for machine embroidery patterns but that’s not the kind of … Continue reading

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