‘Hands on, experimental with a strong emphasis on using found materials and inventive applications of textile and mixed media processes as part of the exploration of developing a ‘creative language West Dean College.

Course availability and other details can be found via the course links listed below. I often teach private groups and guilds which are not listed here

West Dean College. All West Dean courses will resume as soon as is possible so look out for a special winter school in December 2020.

Old Bank Studios, Mark Layer and Stitch. A sketchbook workshop. Saturday/Sunday 22/23 August 2020Take the fear out of creating a sketchbook or journal. Explore creative ways of developing ideas through mixed media, paint and stitch 

Hope and Elvis in Nottingham,  Cloth and Shadows .10 and 11th Oct 12 and 13th Oct improvised books, Layers, Lines and Image  

LandmarksLittleheath Barn Studio (near Birmingham)3-5 February 2021 

In Stitches. (Wokingham) Layers, Lines and Image. Tues 6- Thurs 8 April 2021

Lund Studios  in North Yorkshire,8-10 June 2021. Stitch Sketch Book, Folding bookforms.

The Alpine Experience,  July 2021 TBC Painting with Cloth,  Cas Holmes work is often described as ‘painting with cloth. In this workshop, participants will make small personal works with narrative, meaning and colour Low-tech methods will transform raw materials and found objects into textile art

Sweet Nothings 28th May-4 June 2022 Join me in a retreat in South West France for an experimental workshop combining  cloth with found materials and inventive applications of textile and mixed media processes. Investigate mark making, colour and painting techniques with cloth and paper using ‘Wet Applique’ layering and bonding combined with ‘Stitch Sketching’ . 

Delighted to be invited back to work with Fibre Arts Australia in September with two courses, (sadly cancelled, to be rescheduled 2022)

Kent Adult Education

An Introduction to Expressive Drawing – Summer Workshop
Code: MAI/81743/H/LC 16 and 17th July 2020 Two days £60.

Social Distancing Drawing-Exploring The Garden– MAI/103277/H/LC 3 Wednesday 8, 15 and 22nd July. 13.00-15.00 GMT £38

All courses can be found by searching under my name here.

More dates and venues to be added as booking links become available.