liking the conversations on process at the Authorial illustration MA site at Falmouth
This is gathering pace and getting to be a really fun and rewarding project. The council have given us the FREE use of a stall in the market to demonstrate and encourage an exchange of skills to be passed on in short workshops. So far we have had zine making, pinhole camera, and crochet flowers…and rag rugs, fly fishing lures and traditional signwriting are in the pipeline.
Bex has also set up her fantastic ‘Community Quilt’ project within the stall, asking for participants to embroider their memories of Wrexham into a collaborative quilt, which we will show at Wrexham History Festival next February.
Look out for the September issue of a-n as there is a little article about the project by Emily Speed.
I will be talking about the project and learning how to extend and improve it at a conference on ‘Sustainability in Design Now!’ in Bangalore at the end of September.
GOOd magazine commissioned artists to create a flag for their local community. link
Berlin based graphic design/illustration collective. Loving the side slider navigation on their site, and the pencil menu bar … some lovely projects link
An Edwardian Family Album. 23 October 2009 – 3 May 2010
at Lady Lever Art Gallery