Entries by Jo Ruth

new work – new website – new events

This last year has been a good time to reflect, review and produce new work.  I have been getting to know lots of new birds since I moved to York.  Easy access to the North York Moors and the coast has inspired imagery of Avocets, Golden Plovers, Lapwings and Oystercatchers.  I have also enjoyed watching […]

Recycle, repurpose, reuse

Recycle, repurpose, reuse – the joy of making in a pandemic. I’ve always had a fascination for lovely papers. Thick brown paper around a bunch of flowers, thoughtfully chosen wrapping paper from birthday presents, food packaging from luxury goods – those lovely colours, patterns and shiny bits of gold and silver – I’m a paper […]

York Printmakers postcard challenge

When I moved to York a few years ago I was keen to get to know the creative scene.  I came across York Printmakers and went along to a meeting on a cold January evening.  The welcome was warm and I knew I had found my ‘tribe’! The group was welcoming, supportive and keen to […]

Papercutting with Two by Two Creators

Collaboration is a wonderful thing.  Sharing ideas and with other minds can make you change your perspective and see things from a different viewpoint.  It can provide support and also bring a new spark of excitement to your work. A very dear friend has embarked on a new venture –  Two by Two Creatives. They […]