Category Archives: Workshops and talks

Introduction to oil painting workshop

As I have worked through the course there are two areas which have been on my ‘To Do’ list. One has been to get more practice of portrait and figure painting and the other has been to work with oils. … Continue reading

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Figure drawing workshop

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I struggled with the Portrait and Figure module of the course feeling, particularly for that module, the need for direct tuition. At the time I researched figure drawing and read books on anatomy for artists but still found it hard … Continue reading

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Dionne Swift – Textile Artist

Last weekend I went to the Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts event at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. I don’t sew very often but, when provoked, can do a passable straight line on my old Singer sewing machine. The Creative … Continue reading

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Linocut Workshop

Recently I went along to a Linocut Workshop held in my local library. Linocut printing is something that I have always wanted to try so this two and a half hour workshop was the ideal opportunity to give it a … Continue reading

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