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Myriad Studio is a social group for artists and general public to be creative in a sociable, playful and relaxed way. The sessions are for everyone, you do not need any ‘artistic skill’, just an open mind!  Our next session is on Tuesday 11th July when we will be decorating fabric patches featuring something you love about Cumbria to add to the Cumbria people’s patchwork! The people’s patchwork being created by The Quilters Guild and BBC Cumbria to […]
I was commissioned by The Rheged Centre, Cumbria to create mayflies to use in their Winter Wonderland. The theme was enchanted forest and they had created a forest from Christmas trees with a little hut for Santa. I created one hundred semi-opaque white mayflies which where suspended from the ceiling. News & Star article –Cumbrian Artists Create Rheged Winter Wonderland
The Wishing Chair was a workshop I designed and ran for The Penrith Library (Cumbria) inspired by the Enid Blyton books about the wishing chair in 2012. The workshop encouraged the children to think of the adventure they would go on the wishing chair and given a square of fabric to draw this adventure on. I then transformed these drawings into a chair cover to be used in the library’s children’s area which is still […]
This was a commission from Penrith Library (Cumbria) to promote the Summer Reading Challenge in 2013. The theme for 2013 was “Creepy House”. My brief was to create a large 3D creepy house based upon the illustrations created for the theme by Chris Riddell. Every year, thousands of families all over the country take part in the UK’s biggest reading event for children in libraries, the Summer Reading Challenge, run by the charity The Reading […]