The Artful Willows at Willows Care Home.
Equal Arts. Henpower.
Christmas project in December 2021, making Hen themed decorations with residents of the care home in Romford, and some Christmas themed food and boredom busters for the hens (who also live there) who were in their own lockdown due to the bird flu epidemic.
Making 'Gold Leaf' patterned borders. Thanks to Hannah Wood for these photos.
Printing with gelli plates and stencils.
Making garlands for the hens.
The decorations were finished with drawing with strong watercolour crayons over the prints.
Experiments with gelliplate printing.
Making the feather shapes with withies.
Covering and collaging the their original prints to complete the feather shapes.
Painting and decorating the large pieces of the bird.