Student Showcase: Chine collé lino printed Christmas cards
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Student Showcase: Chine collé lino printed Christmas cards

These are just a small selection of the amazing chine collé lino printed Christmas cards that were made on my workshop today. Lots of creativity going on as my students carved out their lino printed designs and then combined them with collage to make lots of unique greetings cards. It was such a fun afternoon…

Student Showcase: Metal embossed house number workshop
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Student Showcase: Metal embossed house number workshop

Here are the three fabulous copper house numbers that were made on my metal embossed house number workshop today. I had a great afternoon teaching three lovely people how to emboss metal, and they all created amazing pieces. They were all complete beginners to metal embossing before the workshop. As you can see they all…

Student Showcase: reduction lino printing with Lanchester Monday Art Group
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Student Showcase: reduction lino printing with Lanchester Monday Art Group

I’ve had a really enjoyable two Mondays with the members of the Lanchester Monday Art Group, showing them how to create a reduction lino print. Everyone was so enthusiastic, and really took to lino carving and printing. Some members followed along with my sycamore leaf project, and others worked on their own designs. As you…

Student Showcase: Metal embossed coasters
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Student Showcase: Metal embossed coasters

I had a fun morning today with a local community art group, creating metal embossed coasters using aluminium. Everyone was a complete beginner to metal embossing, but you can see what amazing results they all had! I took in a few different designs that everyone could work from, and some people added little extras to…

Student Showcase: six week metal embossing course, weeks 2 to 4
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Student Showcase: six week metal embossing course, weeks 2 to 4

My six week metal embossing course being held in conjunction with Breathing Space in Witton Gilbert is going really well. Everyone has been working on larger projects during these few weeks, and two of them were finished today. On the left is a wonderfully intricate bookmark, and on the right a very elegant house number….