Exploring Monotype

Exploring Monotype

Changed places, instead of being the teacher I have become the student. Taking a series of workshop with my good friend, painter and printmaker  Kate Downie in her beautiful garden studio in Fife. I have been experimenting with monotype. It is always very challenging...
Introduction to Studio Practice. January – September 2024

Introduction to Studio Practice. January – September 2024

Continued Professional Development for Tapestry Artists This Study Program is now in its 4th year and proving a very popular course for artist who want to further their tapestry skills. Introduction to Studio Practice is a part time study program which offers students...
Introduction to tapestry weaving.  2nd- 3rd September 2023 

Introduction to tapestry weaving. 2nd- 3rd September 2023 

Introduction to tapestry weaving. About your course This weekend workshop will introduce you to the basic skills involved in creating a woven tapestry, from warping up a simple frame loom to exploring flat woven techniques, creating shapes, lines and playing with...
A Splash of Colour. 18th -19th November 2023

A Splash of Colour. 18th -19th November 2023

About your course This workshop will introduce you to the joy of working with colour in tapestry weaving. Yarn blending produces deep, rich, shimmering colours and when cleverly used can create the illusion of transparency. The course will cover basic colour theory:...
A line in weave. 2nd – 3rd March 2024

A line in weave. 2nd – 3rd March 2024

A line in weave. About your course How can you draw lines and make marks in tapestry weaving? This workshop will teach you how to weave a variety of marks and lines, from clean sharp edges to soft broken lines. A woven line, a floating weft or a line whipped on the...