Felt Fantastic

I went to a needle felt workshop today with Alison Hunter - who is an amazingly talented artist. I wasn't sure what to expect and I thought it might involve sewing which would be fine until I explain that I spent most of my time at school skipping that particular class. I'm a different person... Continue Reading →

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Playing with Print

I recently went on a print workshop in Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton. This was a course organised by the Sligo County Council Arts Service as part of their artist panel Art the Artist programme, they hold different workshops during the year open to artists. When I saw this one on offer I jumped at the... Continue Reading →

Light up your life in Eindhoven

Mention Eindhoven in the Netherlands to anyone and they'll probably think of football and light-bulbs. Pay a visit there and scratch beneath the surface and you'll find one of the coolest cities in the world. Myself and Jono are just back from a few days in Eindhoven and I had an absolute ball....well I did... Continue Reading →

Creating with Clay

Last year I did a ceramics class with Rachel Quinn. It's the first time I've ever tried my hand with clay - well unless you count the time in primary school when I got thrown out of the pottery class for talking! Anyway I didn't really have a clue what I was doing but Rachel... Continue Reading →

Over the (cat and the) Moon

  A few weeks ago I entered a competition on Facebook to win a beautiful Shell Cone Double Pendant from The Cat and The Moon. I was delighted when my name was picked out by Martina Hamilton's daughters Anna and Ellen! The pendant is part of The Shell Cone Collection by Martina Hamilton and is... Continue Reading →

Blacksmith for an hour

I was delighted when Michael Budd invited me along to his forge to try my hand at being a blacksmith for an hour. The family, were of course horrified, thinking I was going to burn part of my anatomy because I'm quite clumsy, or I used to be. For those of you who don't know... Continue Reading →

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