Wow What a Start to 2020

January 15, 2020by Anita

Wow What a Start to 2020

Wow I What a Start to 2020, I cannot believe how busy it has been so far this year.

Starting with the Tea shop in The Barn. We have had an excellent start to our new venture with meeting new customers and providing lovely food and drinks daily. We are open 7 days a week from 10 am till 4 pm at the moment and when the clocks go forward we will be open from 9 am till 5 pm except Thursdays which are late opening until 7 pm.

Thank you all for popping in and if you have not yet made it to our tea shop I look forward to seeing you there.



I did announce a few changes for this year to the programme but have not been able to implement them yet as I have had customers book onto one or two of them before the changes. There fore the Powertex and Sewing machine confidence will remain for the time being as it is on the last weekend of the month.  there is still room on both if you wish to book. the Powertex is on the 26th and the Sewing machine confidence the 25th of January.

New for 2020

Ink drawing

A new workshop for Eau Brink Studio is Ink Drawing  with  artist Rachel Collier-Wilson to learn about drawing with ink in a relaxed and inclusive environment at Eau Brink Studio.

During the day, working with dip pens and black ink on paper, various methods of creating lines will be introduced and practised. These will include creating shapes, form and texture using this fun and versatile medium.

Rachel will start with a demonstration of ink drawing and then we will work on warm up techniques and practicing using the pen. In the afternoon you will be able to work on a more sustained piece and Rachel will be able to provide as much or as little tuition you would like.

ink drawingWe will work on a couple of still life subjects using these methods, please bring along your own inspiration if you would like. You can draw first in pencil before committing to drawing with ink.

Beginners are welcome to this ink drawing workshop – this course is suitable for all abilities. Rachel can provide dip pens and black ink for participants. Paper will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

You do not have to be able to draw for this workshop as Rachel will help you.


As some of you who like to attend Alison Hulmes workshop have informed me that it may not be possible I have added a Gelli Plate workshop on 14th March which will be fun but I will not have all the items Alison brings along such as her fabulous Thermofax screens.

This is only part of the things happening at Eau Brink but I think I will leave you for now and then write again soon.