With an agreement that we would not be meeting in November, simply due to each of us having so much else on, this third Saturday in December saw the 4th meeting of what we small group of creative friends have called 'The Art Shack'. Originally, and still, a Facebook group by that name, … Continue reading The Art Shack 4
A simple, and yet delightfully personal, way to make a gift for someone is to make a scrap book for them. For example, I am making a gift which is of a small scrap book that will be filled with a selection of themed photos that will, I know, have a lovely meaning … Continue reading Simple Scrapbooks
Taken from my You Tube channel. Here, I have put together a short film about how my Parkinson's symptoms caused me a small degree of chaos while I was working on a craft project. https://youtu.be/FYx0lDSvPpg (c) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Back in May, 2019, there was an impromptu gathering of three of us who just happen to be part of our new art and crafts group; The Art Shack. One of us, Tina, is an established artist while two of us are more hobby artists. Following the wonderful meal that Tina made, and … Continue reading Pulp ‘Piction’
Our little collective of an art group met again in September. We have a name. A year or so ago, I created an online art group, on Facebook, for friends and I. I called it The Art Shack and we have been adding in little bits of art here and there and we … Continue reading The Art Shack 2
Today has been a good day, not without help from some very dear loved ones. I have a new vehicle. Well, it's a rather old vehicle, but it is new to me. In wanting to cease use of my diesel car in order to move to a cleaner type of fuel, I now … Continue reading Life Enhanced
Alongside having created an art and crafts studio area indoors (see my article entitled 'Multi-Purpose Room), I am in the process of creating an art and crafts studio in one of our garages. This is a great space with electricity and great windows plus a garden area alongside. I aim to create a … Continue reading Garden Studio
In the art group I am part of, with a group of friends, we recently met and hand decorated some wooden bunting cut-outs. If you would like to try this, then these are the items you will need for three bunting flags: Bunting flag plywood cut outs. (You can alternatively use canvas). String. Adhesive. Photograph … Continue reading Fun Bunting Transfers