New bespoke art and craft workshops

My upcoming workshops have finally taken shape and are always listed on my Instagram and on this website on the Workshops page. It was wonderful to teach in person with the Dark Mountain Project this week at Schumacher College. We dug wild earths, listened with our hands and paid attention to what the more than human world wanted to say. Thanks to all who came.

Coming up again in 2022: Natural watercolour making from scratch and pigment preparation. Join me for a day of making paints from ochres, gum and honey, egg tempera and glair, taking  home a set of beautiful colours in traditional mussel shells. All materials and beverages provided. £70 10am-12.30pm 1.30-4pm date: 21 June 2022, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset. Nearest train station Pokesdown, free parking near venue. Class size 3. Get in touch if you’d like to come.

Other courses you can book for solo, small group and families, or I can come to you to teach.

You can choose from or mix from many topics, including: Wild Inks, Foraged and Natural Paints, A Journey through natural pigments, Hand made paint brushes from nature, Quill pens and traditional oak gall ink, Seaside foraged art materials, Make a hand sewn sketchbook, painting on buckskin and parchment, making and decorating natural leather bags, Life Drawing, Plein air drawing, Drawing and painting nature with natural materials, Making fish skin leather, Making cordage from natural plant materials, Colour Theory and practical mixing for painters and other artists, Bark boxes, pouches and bags from felt and hand made leather. And so much more… If you see things on my Instagram feed that you want to make, just ask to come learn with me. Prices depend on group size and activity, drop me an email for further details.

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