Image © Allison Mackenzie
SAKURA Newsletter from Allison & Michael
皆様こんにちは。 Hello Everyone.
NEW SAKURA stockist! Gallery 57 in Newport
With many thanks to Gallery 57 owner Nicole Garnon, a selection of SAKURA art giclee prints, A6 & A5 unlined notebooks, from original designs by Allison Mackenzie, are now available for sale here in Newport.
Notebooks - Images © Allison Mackenzie
Open Tuesday to Saturday (9am-5pm) Gallery 57 can be found at Unit 9 Chartist Tower, Upper Dock Street, Newport, NP20 1DX (between the Triple Two coffee shop and the entrance to the Mercure Hotel).
In addition, SAKURA and Gallery 57 will be collaborating to provide a series of simple printmaking workshops and ongoing drop in sessions.
To kick these off we will begin with Mini Taster Sessions on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th November 2023.
Lino Examples - Images © Allison Mackenzie
Using pre-cut stencils or prepared lino these simple, print-only tasters will give you the opportunity to enjoy printing designs while finding out how to re-use and re-purpose useful items easily found at home.Alternating between either lino or stencil, each session will last approximately 45 minutes, and will include a brief demonstration followed by the opportunity to print your items. The cost will be £12 per session/person which includes admission to one workshop, one paper pack & use of inks & paint.
Stencil Examples - Images © Allison Mackenzie
Running from 10am throughout the day, booking is advised as places will be limited. (on the day walk ins will be accepted if places are available). To pre-book on your preferred session, or for more details click here for Gallery 57 on Facebook, or contact Nicole Garnon 07930 013277.
Simple Printmaking - Day Workshops in November
Following the taster sessions, Gallery 57 will be hosting two further Simple Printmaking Workshops with Sakura in November.
Stencil Printmaking Workshop (Wednesday 22nd November 2023) Create your own design and learn to cut and print your stencils.This five hour stencil workshop will last from 10am to 3pm, and will include a demonstration followed by the opportunity to design, cut and print your stencils. The cost will be £55 which includes blank (or pre-printed) stencils, paper pack, use of cutting tools, inks and paints.
Stencil Workshop (Design, Cut & Print 5 hrs) - Images © Allison Mackenzie
Lino Printmaking Workshop (Thursday 30th November 2023)
Lino Workshop (Design, Cut & Print 5 hrs) - Images © Allison Mackenzie
Booking for either of the day workshops is essential as places are limited. To pre-book on your preferred day, or for more details click here for Gallery 57 on Facebook, or contact Nicole Garnon 07930 013277.
Gallery 57, Unit 9 Chartist Tower, Upper Dock Street, Newport, NP20 1DX.
Tredegar House Food & Craft Market - Sat 11th Nov 2023
SAKURA & Karen O'Shea Art will be running a stall with the Cotyledon Food & Craft Markets at Tredegar House on Saturday 11th November 2023 from 10am-4pm with a variety of original arts, notebooks, crafts & textile items available for sale. (free entry into the market area)
For online information • click here for Cotyledon Food & Craft Markets on facebook.
Enjoy a fun time at the market then pop into Sero Zero-Waste for your refills and browse the fantastic range of sustainable goods on offer there.
Thank you very much for your ongoing support, and we look forward to seeing you again at more of our upcoming events and activities in 2023.
From Allison & Michael Mackenzie
Sakura - Onlne store on Etsy • SakurayaDesign on Etsy
Designs & Images © Allison Mackenzie
• Special offer on Etsy - KARYŪKAI BUNDLE & Other Notebook Sets
Karen O'Shea Art - Workshops
Weekly stitch classes Mondays (7pm-9pm) at Cardiff Open Art School, Cardiff School of Art & Design, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YB. Visit the Cardiff Met website for enquiries.
See Karen O'Shea Art Website for more events & workshops
Image © Kev F Sutherland
• Comic Cuts - Panel Show (Podcast by Kev F Sutherland & Guests)
• Comic Art Masterclasses • Comics by Kids
• Kev F Sutherland • Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre
Paintings - Images © Louise Collis
• Louise Collis • Website - Paintings - Studio & Gallery, 20 Monk Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5NP
Tuffet Workshop • Image © Black Mountain Fabric
Address: 152a Cromwell Road, Newport,NP19 0FZ.
Image © Pamela Jewell
• Umai Design Online Shop
• Mix'd Cultures on Facebook
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Dancer • Maiko (s) • Waterfall - Images © Allison Mackenzie
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