• Tutorials

    And that’s a wrap…

    Well I’ve been driven to the brink and back again.  I was aware my technical knowledge was limited, but I hadn’t quite been prepared for how frustrating it was trying to do something you know nothing about!  Recording videos is the easy bit, then came the editing and uploading – oh my goodness me!  But I survived and am here…

  • Tutorials

    Adjusting to the new ‘normal’

    Hello! I can see that my last post was back in February – how time has flown!   I hope you are all safe, well and coping? My husband was quite poorly over Christmas through to the end of February and just when we thought work life was getting back on track, the Coronavirus struck and the nation was put…

  • Events

    We love Roses…

    …and a daisy too! These were the flowers used to teach the ‘comma stroke’ to the lovely people attending our recent workshop at LOTT Bazaar in Royal Leamington Spa. Some had never attempted Folk Art style painting before so it was a little challenging but everyone worked really hard and the end results speak for themselves. I gave a brief…

  • Photo of painted heart using Round Brush Starter Kit
    Events

    WI Dotty Challenge

    Last week saw my first Speaker engagement for the Warwickshire WI (Women’s Institute) of the year. The local Long Itchington Branch was attended by over 50 ladies and, following their formal meeting, I was delighted to be able to introduce them to Folk It! Demonstrating the dotting technique to create hearts and roses, the ladies soon got to grips with…

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    And now for the glitter

    It’s that time of year when most things we do involve glitter and here at ARC HQ there’s no exception.  Baubles and bottles, gifts and gadgets are all enhanced by a sprinkle and shake of glamour dust. There are three opportunities for you to join in the fun too!  Come along to one of the following events during November where…