Friday, 24 September 2010

Basildon Stitching Club

The exhibition of work by members of Basildon Stitching Club, the Basildon branch of Essex Handicrafts Association, has just started at Craft Arena. Members were asked to submit work on the subject of 'The Countryside', and the winning entry, chosen by members of the club, was 'Daisy, Daisy', by Diane Roberts. The exhibition runs until Sunday 10th October.
This is the first time we have asked members to enter a competition, and we were delighted at the response.


Monday, 20 September 2010

Not what I was expecting to see... Eastgate on a Monday morning:

Not a very good image, I had to take if from quite a way off. In case you can't make it out (and I can't say I blame you), the person third from the right on the poster by the escalator is me! The poster is to advertise Basildon and District Art Trail which has been on over the weekend and finishes today.

Embroiderers' Guild tonight. I may even have something to show as my vessel from the Lynda Monk workshop on Saturday is nearly finished.

I painted it with Modern Masters Iron paint, and then spattered it with Rust Activator. It may need a little more activator - I'm not sure when to stop!