The Arts School

Getting ready to run a taster day at The Arts School tomorrow. General Art is one of my favourite courses as it is project based and gives you a chance to try different materials out and develop your own ideas and work.  If you are interested in this course or any others, please visit orContinue reading “The Arts School”

The Arts School

Met a lovely life model today for our figurative drawing class. Come and join us on one of our courses! http://www.theartsschool.com 

New year, new project 

Happy New Year one and all; and I hope this is the start of a fantastic, happy and healthy year! To start the new year I have started a new 365 day project, if you wish to follow please do!  sophies365project Thank you! Sophie  https://sophies365project.wordpress.com/

The back off effect

Having actually got up early to take the dogs  to the seaside I got home to deal with a giant marrow I was given. With it I made:  ginger and narrow jam,  ginger, orange and current cakes froze the spare marrow for later The extra flour I tried out some rough pastry. Who knew itContinue reading “The back off effect”

Endings

Another end of term, and another end of contract. This year was a one year maternity cover for an a Art and Design BTEC level 3 tutor. I think this has been my hardest year teaching. This is been a blend of working in a new environment, personal issues effecting my professional life as myContinue reading “Endings”

Making new traditions

This time last year I was on my honeymoon in a hotel in a Devon eating wonderful food, so I am trying to start a tradition that for this honeymoon anniversary week we do special things. Last night I attempted my first tart! Introducing my homemade short crust pastry fig and goats cheese tart… (NeededContinue reading “Making new traditions”