So the summer days are starting to become busy days, they are filling up nicely with summer workshops though I’m wondering where I am going to get some time to do some printing and painting! I am looking forward to all my summer adventures with Elmwood School, Bridgwater; Artslink, Sherborne and Guggleton Arts in Dorset!
OK, so in my spare time (ha!) I volunteer for a local theatre company called Street Theatre whom I manages props for. We have recently completed a enormously successful production of Calendar Girls and in the process raised £1500 for Leukaemia! Well done on your performances fantastic ladies and gents!
At the opening of the new Aster ‘Twice as Nice store in Shepton Mallet on 2nd March 2012 I was asked to Upcycle a table for the raffle prize. The morning was well attended and the sales were high! Thanks to all the people who attended and supported the store, especially Martin Roberts from ‘Homes [...]
At the beginning of February I went to the Gryphon School in Sherborne to Work with some Year seven and eight pupils on a sculpture challenge. Here’s some pictures from the mornings challenge in which the young people were asked to create a creature at least 1 metre tall or 1m wide, has eyes and [...]
Looking forward to some Christmas workshops with Arts Link at Sherborne Youth Centre and thank you Jennie for your lovely comment, “Many thanks – you are such a good example of good practice! The workshops sound great – I am tempted to join you for both….”
“Helen is absolutely one of the most organised, reliable and professional people I have worked with. She is hugely creative and balances great efficiency and expertise with the ability to communicate and relate to people on all levels. Her creative ideas are brilliant and I would not hesitate to hire her.” Thank you Laura
Had a great afternoon running the children’s scrap heap orchestra challenge on Saturday at Orchestra in a Field on behalf of GEMS Scrapstore in Wells. The children had great fun and well done to the winners!!http://lnkd.in/h9Jny2 GEMS Scrapstore gemsscrapstore.org.uk
The new bronze plates have been poured in Bronze and have been ‘cleaned’ up. The new printing press
Helen’s new plates have been poured this week
The new, larger wax plates have been coated in ceramic. When they have enough layers we will burn them out to get rid of the wax. The ceramic moulds will then be ready to take the molten metal. The plates look a little elaborate with all their runner systems added but this is to ensure [...]