Hello again everyone.
I notice I've not written anything here since the Spring , but it's not because there has been nothing going on . Far from it , If you have a look at the workshop photos , you can see there have been several workshops some of which were of course rescheduled ones . Thank you to everyone for coming along and making them so much fun , and supporting them through all the uncertainty of the last year or so , and of course hats off to our hosts at Quirky ' and Artison for keeping it all together in very trying circumstances.
I have been asked at several of my workshops if I have any new classes planned in future? I will take this opportunity to let you know that I will have a couple of new characters to introduce to you in the not too distant future. The sculptures are made , but I won't be releasing any pictured until I'm happy that I've put together the method which we can follow in class and have them completed during the day. I can however tell you that the projects will be something substantial like the hare sculpture , and the Herdwick door stop .
Something else I have been busy with is putting together a new kit which is now on my Etsy Shop . This time it is an Owl Kit , which like the Three Sheep kit , and the small Hare Kit I have also taken advantage of video instructions . These appear to have been well received by the people who have used them , and it also gives me the opportunity to explain what I am doing like I would in the class , and you can also do it at your leisure as once you have the links you can access the videos when you want ( you can even download them to your own PC if you wanted, there are several ways to do this and if you're not sure how , someone you know usually will , I have always found ) . You can watch the video introduction to the new owl kit here, If you would like ?
On the subject of video , I have been asked if I do Zoom type workshops ? Although I can see the attraction I have at present no plans to do it myself just yet . There is of course the logistics of getting the materials to the participants , but my own experience with these video conference things , which I believe they are called , is that there always seems to be someone who's screen freezes up or the sound goes off due to a bad internet connection . It's bad enough when contacting family members , so for now , the thought of having eight or ten people on at the same time and this happening is a bit daunting !
See you soon !