putting together a basic sketching kit Continue reading Portable Sketching Kit
I have a few of these tapestry kits still to do – well, one nearly finished, and two to, em, completely start. But as they are kits, all the material and the wool to cover it is there. Right there, ready for me. So I really don’t need another kit. Like this one I’ve just spotted – dang! “Fireworks” by Sholto Dumlanrig (this pic even … Continue reading Tapestry kits – sew there!
Candace Bahouth is an artist who works in loads of media – well known for designing tapestry kits for Ehrman Tapestry – here she shows her interests and inspiration in just 5 minutes. Plenty of grounds for your own inspiration in the many ideas, colourways, techniques which spin out of this versatile artist’s imagination. All in just 5 minutes. Continue reading Tapestry, medieval pictures, mosaic…
Eight minutes of video company with Magie – has many fascinating lingering still-life shots of her studio, while she chats about her design work and creative process. She is interesting but the exploring camera is magical, with a very satisfying and nosey look around her place of work. Everywhere you look there are springboards for new ideas and texture. “My palette of choice is the … Continue reading Needlepoint Designer:Magie Hollingworth