An Embroidery Project – No.1

Building on the techniques I learned on the recent course I completed I thought I’d start experimenting with some freer form creative challenges. The first I wanted to try was creating an abstract image with a strong cohesive feel.  To get the cohesion I selected fabric samples of similar colours and tonal values which I extending into the selection of threads using only variations of … Continue reading An Embroidery Project – No.1

Opening of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Today is the opening of the RA’s summer exhibition and this year there’s a couple of bonus’ – firstly it’s the 250th year and the RA has apparently just under gone a redevelopment to celebrate the anniversary and secondary it has been curated by a fantastic and slightly quirky artist Grayson Perry. If you’ve never been to a summer exhibition it is definitely worth making … Continue reading Opening of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition