Lesley Watt

Lesley Watt started making jewellery in 2009 with a handful of hobby store beads but quickly discovered art beads and became completely smitten. Taking courses in metal clay, metal smithing, enamelling and etching she began making her own components in 2011 and has never looked back. Always looking to try new things she has branched out into ceramics, bead embroidery, mixed media and textiles.

Egg Shells and Inky Fingers – Intaglio Collagraph Printing

I have spent the past two Saturdays at the Artisan Community Arts Studio I told you about in my last post taking workshops in Intaglio Collograph printing with Genevieve Lavers. Collograph printing is a method whereby textural materials are applied to…
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May Component of the the Month Design Challenge Reveal

  Hello and welcome to this months Component of the Month design challenge reveal. I"m hosting this months and I'm looking forward to seeing what the participants have created with the ceramic shell skeleton pieces I sent them. I hope…
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Art Elements Extra – Spring Giveaway!

Late last year we announced the launch of 'Art Elements Extra' our Facebook Destash Group and lots of our readers have already bagged themselves some great bargains. Now that spring is here many of the team have been or are in…
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Artisan Community Art Studio

Ever since I gave up the corporate life to follow a more creative path I've tried to make sure that I do at least one course or workshop each year both the extend my skills and keep me motivated. To…
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