Folkeast 2019

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designermakers21 will have a stall at this great event all weekend of August 16th, 17th and 18th at Glemham Hall in Suffolk.

We will have our own marquee with a selection of all designermakers21 members craft products on display, and also 5 members will be demonstrating and/or offering taster workshops over the 3 days of the festival. If you are already booked in for the weekend please ensure that you pop in our tent and say hello!

Visit the folkeast website for details and booking

Print In Action Saturday 27th July Itinerary

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@ THE CORN HALL – Lower Gallery

NI GOODING – SCREENPRINT

DEMONSTRATIONS 11am To 2.30pm. An opportunity to pull a colour through a small screen onto a partially completed screen-print prepared by Ni.


@ THE CORN HALL – Main Foyer

CUPISS LETTERPRESS

DEMONSTRATIONS 11am to 1.45pm then 2.30pm till 4pm. An opportunity to ‘have a go’ at selecting your very own lettering and print using their press. Charge £ 2.00 a go.


@ THE CORN HALL – Upper Gallery

CELIA HART – HANDPRINTING LINO BLOCKS WITH A BURNISHER.

DEMONSTRATIONS 11am to 1pm them 1.45 to 4pm. An opportunity to watch Celia ink up her small intricate lino blocks with water based inks and hand print them using a burnisher.


@ designermakers21 – in the Upstairs Exhibition Space

DEMONSTRATIONS AND ‘HAVE A GO’ – 11 am to 4pm – half hour break for lunch.

ZELDA EADY – LINO CUTS

Zelda curates the Espacio Print Fair in London and is a part-time tutor at Curwen Press. She will be offering have a go sessions trying out linocut. She will have the use of a mobile press and the public can create their own linocut print to take away. A small charge of £3.00 to cover materials will be made.


LIZ TAUNT – DRYPOINT

Liz is Bungay based and participates in the Norwich Print Fair. She will offer drypoint using a special drypoint papercard technique and have access to a mobile printing press. The public can create a linear, tonal drypoint print to take away. A small charge of £3.00 to cover materials will be made.


DI GRIFFITHS – WOOD ENGRAVING

Di will be demonstrating wood engraving and will have displays of her work and be available for questions. She also makes etchings, linocuts, collagraphs, and uses letterpress and is a bookbinder. Her work is in the Bircham Gallery in Holt.


@ designermakers21 – In Old Forge

DEMONSTRATIONS  11 am to 4pm – half hour break for lunch.

MARCO RAYMENT – SCREEN PRINTING

Marco will be demonstrating screenprint through the courtyard in The Old White Forge. People can watch or take part in a free have a go session. Marco was a screenprint tutor at London College of Print and is now a trustee of designermakers21 and runs screenprinting sessions with local schools and community groups.


@ designermakers21 – In Annette Rolston’s Studio

JACQUI PETRIE AND HEATHER DAVIDSON – MONOTYPES & COLLAGRAPHS

DEMONSTRATIONS 11 am to 4pm – half hour break for lunch. An opportunity to watch Jacqui and Heather at work using  a large format etching press.


Deep In The Woods

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18th May 2019

Come and meet local craftspeople and designermakers21 member David Whatley in Bradfield Woods. They will be making runes from coppiced hazel and need some help to select the letters and create a piece of artwork to form a runic fence. They will be using traditional craft tools and no skills are needed.

Free for adults recovering from mental health issues, pop in for an hour, or stay as long or as little as you like.

Phone Stephanie on artbranches 07505 649218 for more details and to book.

(Free refreshments too!)

Visit the Facebook page of Art Branches

D Whatley preparing the hazel
dm21 member David Whatley stripping down the hazel letters
coppiced branches as letters
Runic letters made from hazel

designermakers21 on Tour

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At The Bank, Eye

From January 23rd 2019

THE BANK, 2 CASTLE STREET, EYE, SUFFOLK IP23 7AN
OPEN WEDNESDAYS to SATURDAYS 10.30 am to 3.30 pm
01379 873495

Some dm21 items on display at the Bank, Eye
Some items on display at the Bank, Eye
Some dm21 items on display at the Bank, Eye
Some items on display at the Bank, Eye
The Bank in Eye photo
THE BANK, 2 CASTLE STREET, EYE, SUFFOLK IP23 7AN OPEN WEDNESDAYS to SATURDAYS 10.30 am to 3.30 pm 01379 873495