Instructions on using www.wetransfer.com
For those people wanting to send photos to Sandy please find below instructions on how to use wetransfer.com:
You will need to know which folder on your pc contains the photo you want to transfer.
1. To open https://www.wetransfer.com/ in another window, click here .
2. The website may offer for you to "Get WeTransfer Plus", in which case, click the "skip" button.
3. The website will ask you to accept the Terms and Conditions, click "I agree".
4. The website will show a box looking like this:
5. Click "+ Add files" - this will open a window for you to find the folder that contains your photo. Find the correct folder and then select by the photoby double clicking on the photo.
6. Click "+Friends email" and enter Sandy's email address.
7. Click "+Your email" and enter your email address.
8. Add a message with your name and the title of your piece of work (to make life easier for Sandy).
9. Click "Transfer" and you're done.
We're looking forward to welcoming Janet Curley Cannon on 23rd November. I am very excited to participate in her workshop when she will be showing how to make 3D forms using her techniques with Paper Maché Clay.
On Saturday Merete and Sandy swiftly dispatched the AGM duties (and I'm sure a few efficient Danes would be a help in Westminster!) so we could get to the exciting and enjoyable part of the day with Mary Crabb.
Mary introduced us to her career from her childhood influences through to her discovery of traditional willow basketry and on to the contemporary and innovative work that she produces today.
Sadly for us we were unable to see some of her most recent pieces but this is because they are currently on show at Horsham Museum until December.
After lunch we began the practical workshop where we learnt the basics of the twining technique to create flat pieces or even 3-d vessels.
I was so busy during the workshop, and enjoyed myself so much that I forgot to take photographs during the session. If I get a moment I'll take a snap of my attempts and post them. Please send me any pics of creations made or developed from the session ... Thanks, Jane.
The highlight of the September meeting was a talk and mini-workshop on the technique of cyanotype (blueprint) led by artist Barbara Gunter-Jones
She showed a range of her work, more of which can be seen on her website, then gave a demonstration. The group made cyanotype prints on paper. The technique is the same on fabric, but the process takes longer than on paper.
Luckily we had a sunny day, so we could get out of the hall and into the sunshine to get our experiments to react.
I found it fascinating how the image became positive and then negative as the colours changed with the chemical reactions.
News and progress from the group
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