Recently I have been teaching at The Bowery Gallery. As part of the illustration course I taught two sessions based around an article on growing herbs.

After making preparatory sketches the students experimented with monoprinting…

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..using feathers, string, bubble wrap, netting and sponges to create textures. They also monoprinted by inking a surface, laying their paper over the top and drawing on the back. This creates a nice ink print on the front of the paper.

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They collaged too.

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Some lovely illustrations were made.

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I will be teaching more illustration classes in September.I am looking forward to it already.

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