Heat transfer printing with tinkering possibilities

A birthday surprise this year was a Saturday Heat Transfer Printing course at the fantastic Leeds Print Workshop.  Result, loved it : ) Great chance to learn about basic techniques and it certainly opened my eyes to possibilities with my own e-textile projects and ambitions with creative data viz. A snapshot of my learning steps…

Exploring recycled treasure at Scrap Leeds

I managed to pop into the Scrap Leeds Creative Reuse Art Project in Farsley this week, having heard so much about their amazing projects and space in the city. Wow, what a treasure trove for creatives and makers! Now that I've got my membership I'll be popping back again soon to join the community making…

Robotic Art on the Left Bank of the River Aire?

Since the last Raspberry Jam in Leeds, back in July, it's been on my mind to try out more activities with the Watercolorbot. That Summer's day event was hosted at Digital Garage, with the backdrop of Leeds Dock, and it got me thinking about real-time art applications and projects. Robotic art possibilities on the Leeds' Left Bank? Wanted:…

STEM to STEAM with a Paint-off Challenge

Think I might've sounded a little grumpy lately. Waiting expectantly for a Watercolorbot is one thing but tackling the delivery service encountering comms barriers is another *. Continually looking for approaches and resources to support the Research and Play, I thought this could be a project to explore areas for inclusive computing opportunities and the ease of transition from…