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A Return To Teaching

10 Years Ago I Left Teaching.

When I say “left”, I mean fled.

I left under a dark cloud, for some time I had been ostracised within my department by the technician – if you are under the illusion that the department leader has the power believe me, an art department relies heavily on its art technician, they keep the place running smoothly, they are invaluable, and in the one I worked in – a large busy one in a high performing school, offering lots of different art courses – the

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Watch out Britain!! UK Felting Event….with Moi!

 

 

 

Look! Helen and I are running a course in ENGLAND because OH YEAH I’m going home!! If you live near Chelmsford in Essex, I hope you can come! It’s going to be a lot of fun!!!

 

You can book to go on this course here on Helen’s website.

We hope you can

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Watch Out Britain!!! ANOTHER Felting Workshop…. with MOI!!

I know, I know, as if one weren’t enough I will be teaching an advanced felting course on Sunday 21st July in East Hanningfield in Essex. Helen will be there too! Me and Helen teachin in the same room…. CRAZY STUFF.

If you would like to come and hang out with Helen and I and learn lots of tips and tricks about how I make my wall hangings then you can book the course here

Here are the course

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How on earth did it get to be April?

Much has been afoot dear chums!

Here are some pictures to look at!

 

This got made!!!

 

I wanted to produce a piece inspired by a friend’s abusive relationship. This was the starting point.

 

This is how the felt turned out, I’m now stitching a dialogue into it.

 

There’s been a lot of this sort of thing going on.

 

And a bit of vessel making.

 

This year’s Felt United theme is Water, so there’s

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Video and a “Serious Artist”

Christmas is coming and you might remember that last year I had a making frenzy, well this year, in my attempt to be a “serious artist” I’ve tried to do less crafty stuff.

Happy Crafter or Serious Artist?
 

This transition from happy crafter to serious artist is not easy.

My craft stuff has always proved popular and I have never had much trouble coming up with things to create, and let’s face there is more “inspiration” out there now than ever…just look at your Facebook news

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Video and a “Serious Artist”

Christmas is coming and you might remember that last year I had a making frenzy, well this year, in my attempt to be a “serious artist” I’ve tried to do less crafty stuff.

Happy Crafter or Serious Artist?
 

This transition from happy crafter to serious artist is not easy.

My craft stuff has always proved popular and I have never had much trouble coming up with things to create, and let’s face there is more “inspiration” out there now than ever…just look at your Facebook news

Read more …

Video and a “Serious Artist”

Christmas is coming and you might remember that last year I had a making frenzy, well this year, in my attempt to be a “serious artist” I’ve tried to do less crafty stuff.

Happy Crafter or Serious Artist?
 

This transition from happy crafter to serious artist is not easy.

My craft stuff has always proved popular and I have never had much trouble coming up with things to create, and let’s face there is more “inspiration” out there now than ever…just look at your Facebook news

Read more …