Contact me for information on school holiday activities including drawing, painting, mosaic, gilding and marble paper-making in the art shed, with lunch. To book or register interest, call 0427 203 402 or fill out this contact form.
Peaty, citrus, grassy, vanilla notes? The best Whisky and chocolate share complex flavour profiles and putting the right ones together can enhance our enjoyment of both. As the weather cools and we think of firesides and a dram, Ashton Park and Noble Spirits are partnering again for a Masterclass in pairing whisky and chocolate. Taste[…]
We have a full size Italian Tabularasa ‘Tesues’ mosaic stone fly wheel cutter. (Blade length 200mm, able to cut 40mm depth). The Art Shed – and the stone cutter – can be hired for your own projects by arrangement. Talk to us about half day or whole day bookings, or longer periods by arrangement. Bring your[…]
We’ve come to the end of the elderflowers this year – a bit early due to all that heat. It really knocked the hedge around and when the rain eventually came, many of the plants had run out of puff. So we will schedule some for October/November – watch this space. If you are interested[…]
Join me to make like the Romans! – and learn the basics of stone mosaic-making. The Romans and Byzantines were renowned mosaic makers in the Opus Tessellatum technique. This is the use of tesserae, small cubes of marble, stone, glass, or ceramic applied to a surface to create designs. In this one-day workshop in the[…]
Inspired by Andy Goldsworthy’s cairn sculptures? Keen to build a retaining wall in your garden? As an archaeologist, I love stones and ancient stone walls – and I have been building stone walls for several years. Everything I learned, I found out from ‘just doing it’. It’s just stones + gravity. What could go wrong! If[…]