Creative Writing and Poetry with Suzanne Iuppa

Creative Writing and Poetry with Suzanne Iuppa

“The best kind of poetry! Felt like I could do it and understand it! Loved it!” “Doing this in a group, having support and interaction with others boosted my confidence to try my hand at writing at home.” “Suzanne is excellent, she builds...
Environmental Art with Tim Pugh

Environmental Art with Tim Pugh

Environmental artist, Tim Pugh took our Ow Bist participants on a creative journey. We made different types of marks with compressed charcoal and experimented with some iron ore clay from Cumbria.      ...
Tai Chi and Autumn Mandalas

Tai Chi and Autumn Mandalas

The beautiful colours of autumn’s bounty has been our inspiration this week.  Mindfulness tutor, Lee Kendall and Tai Chi tutor, James Lanyon guided through an hour of calming and centreing. Then we used pressed and gathered leaves, flowers, berries and personal...

Tai Chi and Chinese Symbols

“If I had known it was Tai Chi I would not have come BUT I so enjoyed it, it was so calming…” “The silence while we did the exercises was so deep it really moved me. I enjoyed the brush painting, but it was us all, as one moving in silence that...

Drumming and Drawing with Awo Rhythm

“Never done drumming before but really enjoyed it. Surprised myself!!” “We just ‘lost ourselves’ in the rhythm!” Using charcoal and graphite, working quickly to create spontaneous marks that capture rhythm and energy. Ade from Awo...
Textile Books with Suzette Smart

Textile Books with Suzette Smart

“It was good working together, but on our own projects, getting support and feedback from others. Very inspiring tutor. I just lost myself for a couple of hours. It is so good to unwind.”   Textile artist, Suzette Smart bought some beautiful and...
Watercolour Washes with Ian Wildgoose

Watercolour Washes with Ian Wildgoose

“I completely lost myself in the painting, forgot all my worries and felt so calm. It is difficult to describe but I gained so much from it. More please.” “I’ve never tried before, was so pleased with my effort I framed it! Wonderful...
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