Here are a few photos from the ‘Smoke, Fume, Fire’ workshop we were a part of this past weekend. There were about a dozen of us participating, novice and experienced clay artists, sharing and learning together under the gentle, inspiring and intelligent guidance of Nova Scotia artist Louise Penz:
For Fran and I it was a perfect opportunity to learn new techniques that are both low tech and low toxic, simple and playful, spontaneous and unpredictable – just how we like it! and very accessible.
In beautiful surroundings, with delicious food to feast upon, stories swapped, laughter, experiences and knowledge shared, we felt embraced and nourished by the company and the joy of working together in the heat and humidity 9up to 95% humidity).
Thanks to all who took part and in particular Wendy and Alannah for their cheerful organisation, Johann for the stunning accommodation – it was such a treat sleeping in the tree house – and of course, Louise, for the mentoring. We have taken away a wealth of knowledge and ideas…