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Author Archives: Beth
Who knew when I started this blog two years ago that I would’ve made a whole army of amigurumi creatures to conquer the world and gather dust on shelves everywhere. But I’ve been outgrowing fluffernutter for a while – there’s … Continue reading
CASS Art run cheap and inspiring workshops – I went along to Maria Mari Murga’s session on Chalk Drawing in the Manner of the Masters. Maria studied at the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, which teaches a tradional style … Continue reading
I am still buzzing from another creative binge at West Dean – Experimental Textiles, Stitch, Cloth and Memory with Cas Holmes. I’ve been aware for a while now that textiles can make a more evocative and interesting ground than paper. … Continue reading
The ten week puppet making course at the Little Angel concluded before Christmas with a bit of a mad dash to get limbs, body and head together. The image below shows the various stages of constructing the head. We started … Continue reading
I went to see the enchanting Little Angel and Knee High production ‘A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings’ at the BAC, you can get an idea of just how special this production is from the trailer here. A grey … Continue reading
These are the pieces I was most pleased with in 2012. Keep an eye out for my new blog in 2013. Fluffernutter has served me well over the years but its time for a new start and fresh focus…
Every Wednesday night for the last few weeks I’ve been heading off to the Little Angel Theatre in Islington to carve polystyrene limbs and mould features in miliput. Slowly but surely, my puppet is emerging. We have used varying weights … Continue reading
I was going to include Egon Schiele’s drawings in my last post about life drawing, but realised I had too much to say to fit in! Schiele has been one of my favourite artists since school, when I remember religiously … Continue reading
I recently returned to West Dean for an intense weekend of life drawing with tutor Adele Wagstaff. I chose this course as part of my Art Foundation Diploma as I thought studying the human figure would contribute to my puppet … Continue reading