Friday, 27 May 2016

I've been a bit busy!

I did it again.  I signed up for lots more classes.  Not just online ones but some real life ones too.

One of the online classes I signed up for was a short duration class with Dione Swift - Developing Sketchbooks - which was excellent.  I wasn't thrilled with some of my pages but the techniques and principles apply to anything and I hope to get back to it sometime.


I went to a 2 day class in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire taught by Kim Thittichai where we played with Lutradur, Tyvek, Bondaweb and polyester organza using irons and heatguns.

There's nothing like a bit of bling!

A 3D thing!  It was supposed to be a bowl.

And other exciting bits and pieces.

Last Saturday I went to a Shibori Indigo Dyeing workshop led by Liske and Claire at Littleheath Barn.   We tried lots of different ways of tying the cloth and then dyeing them in the indigo dye.

I have also been working on the art journal I'm making from Roben-Marie Smith's online class: Art-full Attache.   I added the handles and stitched the signatures into the folder.  I have started on filling the pages.

I am going on a 3 day workshop with Hilary Beattie called Finding Sanctuary in July and I am using this Art-full Attache to collect together the photographs and ideas for the class.  I'm also looking at colour schemes mostly in blue, sand and neutrals.

I can't tell you whose photos have been used by Design Seeds as I can't find the information on their website.  I had downloaded the colour charts from Pinterest.

Hilary is repeating the Finding Sanctuary class in October at The Bramble Patch if you are interested.

And there are some other classes I haven't mentioned One Little Word (I'm nearly 2 months behind!), Art and Spirituality (3 weeks behind) and Pathfinder.

Come back on Monday for those updates and a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.

Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice

 


4 comments:

  1. Well done Bernice! I love reading about the various workshops you attend and the amazing scope of techniques you try your hand at. I'm especially partial to your sketchbook and your art-full attache. Thankyou for sharing.

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  2. You have been busy Bernice. Love what you have been doing and I especially like the indigo dying. Look forward to the big announcement!

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  3. Wow. Just look at all the beauty you have created here. What fun. That sounds like my kind of retreat.

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