Festival of quilts

ok, van has been borrowed, workshop stuff packed, stand stuff packed, the three dimensional pieces of work are loaded, now ironing clothes and packing ….off to the festival of quilts early tomorrow …

i am teaching a masterclass all day wednesday, called ‘stitching from life’, students will be free machining all day, direct from primary source, no drawing on fabric ….straight to stitch, observational drawings n stitch … magic …. a few exercises in the morning and a model in the afternoon (clothed), should be fun ….

then … show opens on thursday and i will be on stand QIA 24… do come and visit me, i will be next to lynn onions so we can look after each others stands when we are not there, one of us will always be there….

I will also be demonstrating on artvango’s artist in action stand, showing the process of taking the sketchbook work into stitch… not sure when at the mo but probably on friday…pop in and see me there too!

show is on until 5pm sunday …. worth a visit… see you there!

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all ready to go!

all the exhibitions are up now and my boot is full of drinks so we are ready to roll

do pop in tonight 6-8.30…. desborough road, school of visual arts, eastleigh college (also friday all day and sat morning til 1)

Kev from art van go will be there…. past graduates have a book shop with all sorts of previously loved books on sale

and five different exhibitions on display, all adult ed …

see you later x

nearly half way

view 2Show in Progress

Patchwork and embroidery exhibitions are up … just three more exhibitions to go … contemporary textile workshop, level 3 art design and media and finally our past graduates will all be going up tomorrow …

show opens thursday 6-8.30, friday 10-4, sat 10-1 at Desborough school of visual arts, Eastleigh College

Art Van Go will be there for the whole show

Please do come and visit, and see the work of our talented students

Some New Exhibitions added

I have added some interesting new exhibitions that I think are a must see, located in the side bar, Exhibition corner, here

You will have to get a wriggle on to catch the Kurt Jackson paintings in Southampton Art Gallery, and only two days left for the Henry Moore Drawings at the Winchester Discovery Centre, but a bit of time left for the others …

Of course this is not an exhaustive list and there are loads of exhibitions on everywhere now the days are getting longer and the temperature is going up .. I am sitting here in gorgeous sunshine with my kitchen doors standing open ,, fabulous … I know, I know its a flase dawn but I love it and my spirits rise when the sun is here….but, these are the ones that have caught my attention … enjoy

Art Van Go at Eastleigh College

Art Van Go will be at the Cranbury Annexe of Eastleigh College on Wednesday 5th march, this Wednesday …. the van will be there from 10.00 til 14.30ish in the car park … do phone them with an order if you need something that they are not likely to bring with them, and I can collect if you can’t make it that day… won’t be paying for it though!!!