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March 22: Bangles

The return of another popular class from last year – bangle design.

These pieces of jewellery are fairly narrow so this needs to be factored into your design. 116 more words


John Rippon, Hymnologist

#JohnRippon (1751-1836) was born in Tiverton, in Devon, educated in Bristol at the Baptist College, and became pastor of the Baptist Church in Carter Lane, Tooley Street in London (later removed to New Park Street)  at the age of 22.   410 more words


Feb 15: Tutoring night

A week off from learning new things – this Wednesday is a tutoring night. Get help with your ongoing work!

However airbrushing equipment will be available for those who want to keep going with the wonderful landscapes they started last week. 24 more words


No hot metal on this Penguin

It’s 1957 and those at Penguin, namely Allen Lane, had a problem. The imprint was becoming so successful that print runs of some 50,000 were necessary to keep costs down and the paperbacks affordable. 273 more words

Thoughts On Lettering

Olney Hymns

One might consider that today’s topic has little to do with art but in fact the book I wish to focus on today is the combining of two great artists, both poets and hymn writers.   397 more words


Landscape themes

Looking out onto the South Oxfordshire landscape, it is frozen and sunny. Colours are very muted made so by the frost which pales everything down. It is difficult to describe these colours without sounding trite as they have a particular delicate quality of their own. 87 more words


Looking forward to 2017

With exhibitions and fairs coming up this year, time now to start planning new work.

I travelled a lot in 2016 and it seems appropriate that my work should be based on those experiences. 70 more words