Take a day out to learn how to get creative with recycled magazines!! Book online:

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Take a day out to be creative!...

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Giles Davies

Next workshop a week on Saturday, 17th Feb!!
This is a collection of some of the still-life bottles created on previous workshops! You would be amazed what you can do! There's still time to book at

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Jennifer Tonks
· September 25, 2017
I very much enjoyed the collage workshop I attended. Engrossing and fascinating.
Victoria Prince
· April 20, 2017
Bought a beautiful card (featuring Dovedale's stepping stones) made by Giles from Handmade Design in Ashbourne and sent it to my friend who lives in the Lake District, she grew up in Ilam. She loved i...t as much as I did. Thank you Giles! See More
Richard Hyde
· May 7, 2017
Great workshop with Giles, relaxed pace and inspiring conversation.

My next workshop is on 17th February- spend a relaxed and enjoyable day creating your own collage landscapes and still life pieces ! Just £55 if you book before 31st January!

...beat the January blues – take a trip to North Wales or try some collage!...

Hi ,  I hope 2018 has started well for you? I just wanted to give you a couple of updates re an exhibition in North Wales 'Into the Wild', and my February workshop.

...need some help with the Christmas shopping?!...

Hi  with Christmas so close, you may be looking for a special present... you can treat someone (or yourself!) to one of my one-day Saturday workshops on Jan 27th or Feb 17th.

I have a limited number of the smaller prints (400x300mm) for pre Christmas sale at almost half price! The following are all going for £35 (+£5 p&p, or collect in person): Whitby; Porthcurno detail; Snowdon–4seasons; Dovedale; Monsal Head; and Long Mynd. Please email me (not available on the website). When they're gone, they're gone!...

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I'm busy mounting prints for the fantastic Winter Art Fair in Derby – just two days to go ... don't miss it!

Hi , the Winter Fair next weekend will be a fantastic opportunity to see award-winning work by Peak District Artisans at the University of Derby Enterprise Centre. I will have my latest Greeting cards available as well as a complete range of limited edition prints FREE entry,  Fri 5–8, Sat and Sun 1...

Last couple of places available for the next collage workshop this coming Saturday, 28th Oct! You can book online at
Have you been watching 'Gunpowder'? This is BaddesleyClinton from the opening scenes...

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Just a quick update - with a view to the Workshops coming up in the next few weeks - it would be great to fill the places!

Hi  creating a collage landscape is a little bit like building a dry-stone wall (but not such hard work!) – why not come and find out more at one of my next WORKSHOPS? It'll be relaxed, friendly and informal, with refreshments and a light lunch... including Jeanne's home-made cake! A full day (9.30–...

exhibiting in Buxton this weekend!...

All three Snowdon scenes will be among the rest of my artwork on display at The Great Dome Art Fair, Buxton next weekend: Friday 6.30–8.30; Sat and Sun 10.00–4.30. I'll also be talking about my artwork at 2pm Saturday. Hope you can make it!

Just completed the third in the Snowdon series... 8am one February morning...

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Discovered that I'm in Derbyshire Life this month!... only found out when a lovely couple rang to say they wanted a print!...

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Thorpe Cloud is always spectacular. This one's for a postcard auction at the Great Dome Art Fair in Buxton, 21–23 July. I'll be there with lots of other seriously talented artists – hope to see you there!

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Just submitted 'Palace in the Peak' for the Buxton Spa prize – exhibition open 1st July–14th August, Green Man Gallery, Buxton.... now to get ready for the Great Dome exhibition with PDA – also in Buxton, 21st–23rd July. Busy summer!

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just in case anyone's forgotten that it's not always hot and sunny in GB... icy dawn, Snowdon (from a February climb)...

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a collage 'sketch'... the wonderful 3 cliffs bay again - must be glorious on a day like today...

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