Objects of Memory

EAST’s two day workshop led by Caroline Bartlett was a great success with members working from their own objects of memory. I chose to work from shells found where I once lived in Weymouth. The variety of textures and subtle colours appealed to me for my 3D work. 

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When it’s gone, it’s gone!!

No, it’s not that well know phrase from the supermarket that starts with an M. This is what I mean >>>>> Last few days to catch the exhibition at this venue. Open 12 – 4 daily Friday through Sunday. Do hope you can make it – you won’t be disappointed. Just a few images from […]

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Monoprinting

At the EAST weekend workshop with Caroline Bartlett we spent time playing with monoprinting mainly to create backgrounds for our work on Objects and Memory. We used acetate sheets and Gelli plates for printing. Masking tape was added to the surface before rolling on the block printing ink and various items were used to make […]

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A rebuttal of Gregory ‘Monk’ Lewis.

“…..the needle not the pen is the instrument they should handle, and the only one they ever use dexterously.” Gregory ‘Monk’ Lewis (1775-1818) In several earlier blogs, I’ve reported on the development of The needle and the pen, the research behind my initial idea, the embroidery techniques I used to highlight each period and how […]

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Objects and Memory

I think we, at EAST, are all still recovering from a fabulous weekend workshop with Caroline Bartlett. What an amazing tutor! Some of us stayed at the venue while those that lived closer just stayed until late evening but we all had our evening meal together and what a great laugh we had, fourteen of […]

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