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Jo Mabbutt (Decorative Fine Art)

www.jmdecorativeart.co.uk
  • respected decorative artist from Surrey
  • specialises in experimental surface decoration (textiles, paper and furniture)
  • combines traditional gilding, hand printing and painting to create beautiful contemporary pieces
  • teaches also at West Dean on the South Coast
  • NADFAS (Arts Society) lecturer

Jo teaches the authentic approach to her craft and has a deep understanding along with sustained experience of the world of exhibitions and how creative crafts are both taught and developed.We drag her all the way up from Surrey, normally linking two courses together so those who want to can benefit from a longer exposure to her genuine specialist knowledge.

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November 2022

METALLICS FOR TEXTILES

November 2nd at 18:30 to November 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Master a range of metallic media including real metal leaf, metallic powders and metallic transfer foils - suitable for use on a variety of textiles and non-woven surfaces. Combine metallic powders with varnishes, gels and pastes for stencilling, printing and raising the surface to texture, layer and embellish. Jo Mabbutt (Surrey www.highamhall.com/jo-mabbutt) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £200 (incl. materials) Precedes GILDING NATURE with Jo.

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GILDING NATURE

November 4th at 18:30 to November 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Learn spectacular techniques for gilding flowers, leaves and seedheads from your garden and the wild. Start with pressed leaves and flowers, progress onto more challenging 3D items - dried pods, seedheads, cones, bark, fresh leaves, flowers, pebbles and shells etc. Great skills to use for amazing pieces for Christmas, weddings and anniversaries. Jo Mabbutt (Surrey www.highamhall.com/jo-mabbutt) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £200 (incl. materials) Follows METALLICS FOR TEXTILES with Jo.

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