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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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“Absolutely fabulous! Wonderful tutor & loads of lovely people. Fantastic food & accommodation. Had a wonderful time”
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“Fabulous course. Full of variety & interest. Great tutor. Please have her back for another w/e”
“Jo was very generous with her time & the imparting of her skills”
“My first visit to Higham. I would love to come again”
“Really enjoyed the course & company.”
“Tutor really know her stuff and was excellent.”
“Jo was a great tutor.”

October 2021

METALLICS FOR CHRISTMAS (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

October 31st at 18:30 to November 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Learn to use real metal leaf, metallic transfer foil and metallic powders to create striking patterns and designs, bold and subtle images, intriguing embellishments and backgrounds. Print and stencil with metallic varnishes and waxes for wrapping paper designs and textures. Experiment with combinations and layouts before assembling your Christmas cards. Jo Mabbutt (Surrey www.highamhall.com/jo-mabbutt) Residential: £262 Non-residential: £192 (Materials included) Precedes GILDING NATURE with Jo.

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November 2021

GILDING NATURE (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

November 2nd at 18:30 to November 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Learn spectacular techniques for gilding flowers, leaves and seed heads from your garden and the wild. Start with pressed leaves and flowers, progress onto more challenging 3D items - dried pods, seed heads, 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: £262 Non-residential: £192 (Materials included) Follows METALLICS FOR CHRISTMAS with Jo.

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