Month: November 2012

Combining pen and watercolour

Combining Pen and Watercolour Workshop at Vine and Roses, Penrith. One of the things I enjoy about delivering workshops is how I learn something each time, whether it be about methods or materials, or more interestingly, how people learn and what their experiences mean to them. One thing I learnt on this workshop was how different minds can experience different…

No one likes an angry poet

Please share this wonderful and fantastic poem! No-one likes an angry poet. Next Tuesday what with the weather being lousy and the nights drawing in and the rent being due and the electricity bill hitting the floor and going through the roof at the same time and feeling in need of a mid-morning pick me up to shore up my…

Florence Mine

Have stepped into the unknown by luckily getting onto a course that will move me into a yet more digital format, chasing out any lingering Luddite cobwebs… Florence Mine in Egremont is the location, Signal Films the provider and Sam Meech the teacher/mentor. Our first session had us admiring the red rusty redundant mine buildings whilst trying to film in…