This weekend theyard:ARTspace hummed to the
creative activity that the Gum Arabic and Sketchbook techniques workshop generates.
Lots of fun was had while learning new techniques.
Experimentation was the order of the 2 days.
and Gum Arabic transfers covered sheets of cartridge
paper and filled sketch books
producing rich surfaces.
Gum Arabic transfer can be printed onto fabric as proved by Gwen
who embellished her apron with print and machine embroidery.
were used throughout the workshop
making drawings leave the confines of sketch books.
The work on paper was folded into 4 and 8 page leaflet books.
Such individual work was produced all using the same processes.
The next Gum Arabic transfer and Mixed Media Sketchbook workshop at the yard:ARTspace is 7-8 May, check out the website for details.