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Visiting Tanya Raabe-Webber’s studio

This week Paul Kielty and I went for our second mentoring session with the amazing artist Tanya Raabe-Webber, at her home studio in Shropshire. We took our lesson plans and Makaton sheets to ask for her expert advice –  ahead of our “Painting by Pixels” workshops at Derwen College and Designs in Mind in May […]

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Training day with Emma Purshouse

Emma Purshouse is one of those people I, and so many others, COMPLETELY admire and can rely on one hundred per cent. So when I was working out who I would like Paul Kielty and I to receive specialist training from – to prepare us ahead of giving our own Painting By Pixels workshops at […]

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Visiting Tanya Raabe-Webber’s studio

Paul and I went to Tanya Raabe-Webber’s studio on 21st February – the first of 2 one-to-two mentoring sessions with her. Tanya talked about the extraordinary projects she has run – including a recent one where she painted the amazing percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie – in front of a live audience!! And got the audience […]

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Visiting Derwen College

In May 2018, Paul Kielty and I will be running some PAINTING BY PIXELS workshops at Derwen College in Gobowen; and at Designs in Mind in Oswestry. On 14th February 2018 we went along to Derwen College to meet up with Jen and Marianne in the Creative Studies quarter of the college. We thought we […]

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Our Disability Equality Training Day

Paul Kielty and I went to the Hive in Shrewsbury to DASH (Disabled Artists Shropshire) for a day of disability equality training. Little did we know that we would, by the end of the day, be deeply changed for the better. I think I had heard of the Social Model of Disability but wow. Such […]

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Visiting Arts Studio 01

“Both Paul and I were and still are so excited by our time @ArtStudio01 … it’s been 16 years since either of us were at art school. We havent experienced that mix of inspiration and sharing since… until @ArtStudio01 . Please thank everyone so much x” “After Krystal showed me her watercolour pens I bought myself […]

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#SmashingStigma – Designs in Mind

Dear All – soon I will create a project page on fair acre press about our new Arts Council England-funded visual arts project called PAINTING BY PIXELS Meanwhile I would like to introduce you to one of our amazing “activity partners” Designs in Mind – and their shop Jolt – both in the heart of […]

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