Mentoring and Private one-on-one classes in my Cobble Hill, BC studio.

Email me for information on mentoring or private classes to be held in my studio.  stoneyground@shaw.ca   Dates and times to be set with each student. My studio is a one-hour drive from downtown Victoria, BC, 50 minutes from Downtown Nanaimo. I am a fifteen-minute drive from the Mill Bay Ferry.

"Creating Marks through Actions"

Creating Marks explores mark making on paper using traditional tools including pen, brush, India ink, walnut ink and graphite, as well as more unconventional tools such as an awl, fire, hammer and nail. A range of movements and actions will be explored: piercing, smoking, burning, rubbing, waxing, cutting and folding.

Other methods explored will be wax resists, washes, gesso veils, ink runs, stamping, crumpling, distressing, abrasion, staining, pouring, piercing and sewing. 

You will make 3 different sized books from the mark-making explorations.

Design and composition will be covered along with demonstrations and hands-on work in the studio. This workshop is ideal for those looking to expand their mark making vocabulary and create unique surfaces with inventive marks.

Creating Marks will be -  Four 3-hour classes every second week. Homework projects will be given and  to be completed in between each class.