Exhibition at Ilkley Manor House
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I feel very honoured to have been invited  by Jonathan Cooke to exhibit some pieces in a group exhibition at Ilkley Manor House, West Yorkshire during September.

 https://www.ilkleymanorhouse.org

Jonathan leads fantastic, inspirational glass painting workshops, as a visiting artist at the Architectural Glass Department of Swansea Metropolitan University. I learnt such a lot attending  these. 

 

Catrin Davies
Visitors
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This little piece was commissioned as a gift for people who subsequently came for a mini crash course! 

These hardy souls made lovely pieces despite the freezing conditions. Using a sgraffito method to scratch through the painted surface on the glass  - the very individual  results are below.   

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Busy Summer!

Between everything it's been a lovely, busy couple of months. I have had the east window of Eglwys y Santes Fair of Ystrad Fflur on the bench for restoration.

Wonderful to see it back in place in the middle of last month.

Just in time for a weekend of launching the Strata Florida Project to preserve the Great Abbey Farm for future generations. 

Catrin Davies
Mono-printing workshop
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The mono-printing workshop was on Saturday. Lovely to see people being so, so productive and creative. The three attending were able to spread themselves all over the studio - so there were prints everywhere! With Fiona being a total newcomer to mono-printing - her enthusiastic "Wow, how did THAT happen" every now and then was a tonic!

Thank you ladies for coming. Diolch o galon am ddod.

 

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Drop in day

Diolch yn fawr! To you who came to the studio - it was good to see you working at the light table, painting on glass - with lovely results.

It was a change to have people in the studio - a welcome change since usually my work is a fairly solitary affair.  

Catrin Davies