Wonder'neath Open Studio

April 17/18, 2015

Artist Renee Forrestall shares her knowledge of anatomy with Open Studio artists.  

Artist Renee Forrestall shares her knowledge of anatomy with Open Studio artists.

 

Jellyfish chalk drawing on black cardstock

Jellyfish chalk drawing on black cardstock

Prototype: Felt, wire, found object bird sculpture - just in time for spring! 

Prototype: Felt, wire, found object bird sculpture - just in time for spring! 

Pillow-making mania!  Every week we have many kids sewing their own pillows!

Pillow-making mania!  Every week we have many kids sewing their own pillows!

Northend Changemakers on site, trying out hand-cut stencil screen printing.

Northend Changemakers on site, trying out hand-cut stencil screen printing.

Designs that shared aspects of these changemakers' qualities/personalities.

Designs that shared aspects of these changemakers' qualities/personalities.

This is on everyone's mind...

This is on everyone's mind...

Wet felting and needle felting wee mice, inspired by an amazing mouse book!

Wet felting and needle felting wee mice, inspired by an amazing mouse book!

The most amazing surprise ever!!!!!  Mugs with Wonder'neath decals by Therese (of Bombardier Designs) and Bethany (fr Bread and Butter Pottery).  Such an amazing gift!!!!

The most amazing surprise ever!!!!!  Mugs with Wonder'neath decals by Therese (of Bombardier Designs) and Bethany (fr Bread and Butter Pottery).  Such an amazing gift!!!!

DIY stain glass experiments!  Prototype to test different mixtures of acrylic and glue combinations on donated glass samples from Fowler Bauld & Mitchell architects in Halifax. These sheep are for our board member, Gillian: it's lamb season!

DIY stain glass experiments!  Prototype to test different mixtures of acrylic and glue combinations on donated glass samples from Fowler Bauld & Mitchell architects in Halifax. These sheep are for our board member, Gillian: it's lamb season!

Always a place to work at Open Studio...

Always a place to work at Open Studio...

And a place to relax and read a book...

And a place to relax and read a book...

Favourite tools: hand drills and clamps!

Favourite tools: hand drills and clamps!

Violet the manual typewriter that belonged to our board member, Cecilia's grandmother!

Violet the manual typewriter that belonged to our board member, Cecilia's grandmother!

Little project samples.  Wood, string, paint and many possibilities...

Little project samples.  Wood, string, paint and many possibilities...

Incredible after-hours projects by a group of women who gather together to do mystery nights!  These little sculptures were all inspired by the junk drawers at Open Studio!  

Incredible after-hours projects by a group of women who gather together to do mystery nights!  These little sculptures were all inspired by the junk drawers at Open Studio!