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Newly Creative · 1d ago

On our way home

On our way from Llanidloes we discovered a waterfall we didn't know existed.  It's called Water Break Its Neck.  Sadly it wasn't quite as exciting when we found it as the name implied. We drove to Berrington Hall and had a look around the house.  T...
Newly Creative · 3d ago

Festival of Quilts

Last weekend was the Festival of Quilts at the NEC.  It is the best craft related show at the NEC each year.  I was very fortunate to win 2 free tickets from Storage4Crafts, one of which I g...
Newly Creative · 1W ago

Bobby Britnell Day 2

The second day of Bobby's workshop continued from where we left off on Day 1.  Our first exercise was monoprinting both on fabric and on paper. Printing on calico (sorry I haven't been able...
Newly Creative · 1W ago

Mixed Media Approaches

This week I attended a 2 day workshop at the Minerva Gallery in Llanidloes.  It was called...
Newly Creative · 2W ago

Steph Redfern: Personal Pages

Following on from the one day workshop I did a separate 2 day workshop with Steph Redfern, again at the RBSA in Birmingham.  And I remembered to take photos! The theme for the 2 days was Ar...
Newly Creative · 2W ago

Steph Redfern: Floating Patterns

Last weekend I went to the RBSA in Birmingham to take a day's workshop with Steph Redfern....
Newly Creative · 3W ago

Creativity & Vulnerability revisited

Thank you so much for all the comments I received both here and on Facebook regarding my p...
Newly Creative · 3W ago

Books on Creativity

When I received the feedback from Christine on our mentoring days, an optional extra was to read some of the books she listed. I started with Austin Kleon's 'Steal Like an Artist - mostly b...
Newly Creative · 3W ago

Paper Lamination with Christine Chester

Last year I did Christine Chester's 'Poetry of Decay' workshop.  I went straight home and booked my next workshop with her, 'Paper Lamination', which was hosted by InStitches. Above: newspa...
Newly Creative · 4W ago

Creativity and Vulnerability

I'm an over-thinker!  I don't doodle, draw or journal - I just think.  I write whole blog posts in my head.  Or write a journal page in there.  But these thoughts don't leak out anywhere.  Not into a book, or the internet or into any piece of work. ...