Ty Louisette Gite - is a 3-star accredited luxury Gite sleeping seven people (+ baby) situated in the very heart of Brittany, north west France. Shirley offers residential textile art courses in the Gite from Autumn through to Spring.
Stitchbusiness - is a leading, respected and dynamic independent stitch school based in Durham City. They offer a range of creative courses in design and art textiles, from levels 1-3 certificate and diploma courses, to their bespoke, specialist masterclass.
Shirley's Picasa Album - to see further examples of Shirley's work and current explorations of colour, texture, thread and stitch. The album will be updated from time to time so it's always worth another look!
Levi Exner - is a modern contemporary artist and painter based in central Brittany. Using rich colours, textures and unusual application of white space, he creates bold, beautifully finished and presented artworks on paper, canvas and wood.
Liz Tomkins - is an accomplished, professional painter and teacher of art who runs classes in painting and drawing at various locations around Brittany.
Vivienne Williams - A painter who has become well known in Wales where she has lived and worked for some years. She exhibits there and further afield regularly. Her still life paintings are intensely worked and yet retain a calm and restful mood.
Emma Majury - is an artist and graphic designer living and working in Northern Ireland. Her charming and original cards and notebooks can be bought from her online shop and make ideal gifts.
Lyn Majury - A versatile and experienced artist working in County Down in Northern Ireland. She works in acrylic, watercolour and pastel and has exhibited at many venues. Lyn offers courses on a number of art related topics. Her work can be seen on this link to the SAA website.
Kate Smith - is an independent feltmaker based in Brittany. She creates wonderful hangings and three dimensional figures in needle felt as well as a range of accessories using the wet felting technique. Classes are offered for those who'd like to learn about this fun and creative craft.