From Sketch to linocut: Eric Gaskell

One of my favourite linocut artists, Eric Gaskell, has generously made a video of his process in sketching landscape through to the final print from linocut. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3115ZuXESE

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Ancient History Animation – Boudica

Fascinating way to retell ancient history, where there are no photographs: animation.  Emma Calder made this video about Boudica (sometimes called Boadiccea), the ancient British woman leader who dared to defy the Romans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcfsrfzHVw4 This video was created for Norwich Castle Museum - where you can see it displayed.  If the subject matter of the …

Knit your own tinsel

Knit your own tinsel!?  No way?  Yes, way.  Arne and Carlos demonstrate, using the "i-cord" technique which stands for "idiot stitch".  The whole demo is unintentionally hilarious, as they share a house and knitting career together yet are very different personalities - and one of the biggest differences is that one of them loves glittery …