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March was simply nice! Why?


Properly, for one factor, the world appears to be rising from the worst of Covid, as all of the wise folks are actually vaccinated and boosted.  This a minimum of signifies that we are able to flow into and mingle with the worry of extreme sickness and dying just about eliminated.  It’s been a very wearying and scary time for everybody, and it definitely looks like March heralds a brand new starting …

Workshops are again!

Workshops on the studio at 550 Swan Avenue Richmond are actually in full swing once more.  And absolutely the pleasure of working workshops – in addition to seeing so many aged mates once more – and re-learning the way to chat and socialise – is that you just by no means know what folks will make – everybody makes one thing totally different – and the creativity proven by individuals who insist they aren’t ‘artistic’ is simply pleasant.

Do you want these latest coaster designs by my college students?  Serving drinks of their houses goes to be a lot extra trendy to any extent further!

For extra details about this coaster workshop click on simply right here.

Make your individual Cheeseboard

We loved coaster workshops galore, and through March I made a decision so as to add a brand new class the place you can also make a Cheeseboard … and a few folks booked in and began creating this pretty merchandise of tableware instantly.

Listed here are a few of the successes from this model new workshop the place you can also make your very personal unique Cheeseboard in premium artwork glass.  Do you fancy one to your dwelling to impress your friends, or possibly as a present for somebody you cherish? Properly, I simply can’t wait see what you make.  And thanks to everybody who has booked in already – it’s going to be such enjoyable!

In case you want extra motivation to e book into this class, listed below are some previous pictures from profitable cheeseboards that had been created in my studio.    I hope this makes you are feeling as if that is one thing fabulous and practical that you could undoubtedly obtain with my assist.  Right here’s the hyperlink to seek out out extra in regards to the Cheeseboard workshop.







Baguette-shaped platters

My ‘FRENCH MEADOW’ workshops (named after the primary design accomplished on this form) have been tremendous fashionable once more this March!

Listed here are a few of the fabulous baguette-shaped items which were produced throughout this class: the primary one I’ll present you is definitely an interpretation of the coed’s dwelling at Chelsea Seashore, which she was extra impressed by than flowers.  Honest sufficient too – it’s all about liberating your individual concepts.

However whereas she created this pretty rendition of the seaside, her buddy made dozens of flowers to adorn our extra common French Meadow design.

Click on right here to seek out out in regards to the French Meadow Baguette Platter Workshop.

Framed artwork glass

We’ve got one other new workshop which we imagine might be massively fashionable, the place you make a bit of recent artwork and I’ll mount it and body it in a beech field body for you  You may see right here a few the items of recent glass artwork that had been produced right here in March 2022!  Wonderful aren’t they?

The hyperlink to our Fashionable Artwork in a Body Workshop is true right here for you!

Gentle up your life with tea-light candle sconces

Now: have you ever ever considered having little candles round your house, however simply can’t discover something to you liking?  Right here’s the answer, make your individual and love the play of sunshine and color once you mild them, many times.

In a model new workshop (only a handy 90 minutes length) you’ll make 4 cute little candle sconces.  Convey some mates, and I’ll hearth them in my kiln and once you acquire them, all it’s important to do is take them dwelling and lightweight them up.  Pleasure, pleasure!  Every part you want is included!  All of the gumpf in regards to the candle sconce workshop is true right here for you.

However hurry – this workshop solely runs till September, which is once we introduce our Christmas-themed workshops so you may get your presents all made in time.

Are you an Absolute Newbie? Come on down!

As you’ll anticipate, I’ve seen some wonderful platters made by Absolute Inexperienced persons!  It’s such enjoyable reuniting with previous mates and assembly new folks, and discovering out about careers that I by no means knew existed.  How fortunate am I to have a job the place I can play, create and be taught all on the identical time?

Anyway, listed below are a few of the pictures of individuals with their platters, additionally made all through March 2022, who additionally loved studying all about glass and its properties, going dwelling enthused and impressed! In actual fact, some booked right into a second course right away.

Consider it or not, sure, these are freshmen with their very first items! I see, many times, how individuals who don’t suppose they’ve a artistic bone of their physique are literally splendidly creative.  All they want is the encouragement to have a go!  That is the hyperlink to the Absolute Inexperienced persons Plate Making Workshop.

In addition to these nice platters, there have been all types of different completely satisfied issues occurring in our studios: one particular person created jewelry to take dwelling to South Africa as personalised and unforgettable presents for her sisters, I’ve began enjoying with acrylics on canvas, and I’ve been including glass designs to “artwork boards” and likewise trialling new watercolour methods. There’s at all times one thing new to attempt!

So: March was a beautiful, encouraging and busy month.  April is definitely going to be a bit much less busy and I’ve fewer lessons scheduled and extra time merely enjoying in my studio and ending the glass works created in the direction of the top of March for my college students.

P.S. – Don’t overlook Alcohol Inks

I’m not going so as to add the handfuls of images of wonderful Alcohol Ink Artwork that individuals have made in our Alcohol Ink Lessons, however right here’s simply three examples and a really temporary 9 second video to point out you ways simple this attractive and more and more fashionable artform actually is. https://www.jenieyolland.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/IMG_6780-1.mov 

Sure, it’s time for us all to summon our braveness and get again into ‘life’ once more, at your very personal tempo, and with all it’s fantastic alternatives.

So: what did you rise up to this March? And extra importantly, what do you’ve gotten deliberate?

Thanks, as at all times, for studying and being interested by Artwork!

Love, Jenie x




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