If you are going to enjoy crafting, then be prepared for the fact that you will need a variety of materials and tools to craft with. Seldom do we ever simply undertake one type of craft project; that would be rather dull, I think, unless we are producing a product to sell or for a longer term purpose. You are going to need to have storage space, in… Read More
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. (c) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Today was the third meeting of The Art Shack; the small group of friends who gather for some creative fun, a communal lunch and the chance to catch up and have a chuckle. This gathering took place at the home studio of our friends, Helen and Kim. As ever, with varying life commitments among us, not everyone can make every gathering but those who attended had great fun and we… Read More
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 of pictures that you like; one per bunting flag. A small bowl. Water. A cloth. A brush… Read More
A few days ago, my friends and I gathered together at a mutual friend’s house in Harleston, Norfolk. The purpose of the gathering was to enjoy a day of art and or craft activities. We all took along a home made dish to contribute towards a buffet lunch. What a feast we shared! One of the forms of art that I wanted to practice and develop my skills… Read More