In our final broadcast before the summer break, Li will be running a Shadow Puppet workshop, – a brief history and guide to creating a decorative menagerie! – then wait for evening, grab a torch and try them out… https://dragoncafe.co.uk/connect/virtual-dragon-cafe/
Join Li on Monday’s broadcast (July 20th) for a short workshop on making different styles of folding art book. This and other fabulous offerings start at 3pm and can be watched any time on YouTube afterwards. https://dragoncafe.co.uk/connect/virtual-dragon-cafe/
I can’t tell you how pleased I am that more hand made inks are being created. Patron, Pat Wyatt, has sent over pictures of her growing selection of hand made inks and a colour chart. (They look good enough to eat ;-D)
Following on from my recent workshop for Dragon Cafe in The City, i’ve posted my ink recipes here for anyone who’d like to have a go at making them. Please let me know if you have any fabulous results you’d like to share – either post them on here or email me – firstname.lastname@example.org
The art table is a long-established feature of the Dragon Café and beginners are always made welcome. Is it time to brush-up on your creative canvas? There’s no pressure to display your work and you’re free to take art home for further embellishment or framing.
Grayson Perry has, through his Channel 4 television series, drawn attention to an artistic representation of a masked nurse attempting to overcome a raging virus, depicted as an aggressive dragon. This is NHS v Covid-19: Fighting on Two Fronts www.instagram.com/p/CA57_9flyUP/
5 minutes with a black pen, drawing a rough copy of a photo I took in Hilly Fields in April. Then about 1 1/2 hours painting with acrylics – green, black and white. Then 2 days to try and flatten out the bobbly cheap thin paper I used! Take a snap and here it is…