Student Showcase: Abstract acrylic painted, hand bound books
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Student Showcase: Abstract acrylic painted, hand bound books

These hand bound books were created over two workshop sessions. The first session was spent creating abstract acrylic paintings, using a wonderful and slightly addictive technique that plays to the properties of acrylic paint, and involved creating many layers. In the bottom row, middle photo, you’ll see some of the papers I have created with…

Art & Craft Tutorial: How to draw simple flowers course – week 5 – poinsettias

Art & Craft Tutorial: How to draw simple flowers course – week 5 – poinsettias

It’s the final week of my free ‘how to draw simple flowers’ series, and the latest tutorial is now up, this one showing you how to draw a simple poinsettia. Suitable for beginners, I take you step-by-step through the process, and the beauty of an online tutorial is you can always press the pause button if you…

Student Showcase: Lino printing on fabric workshop

Student Showcase: Lino printing on fabric workshop

This week’s workshop was a really fun one on lino printing on fabric. The students had already completed my lino printing for beginners workshop, so we got straight on to carving out our designs and then learned techniques for printing on fabric rather than paper. Everyone had different styles and some experimented with different designs…