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The Sound of Autumn Leaves

In our final Mark Making with Thread workshop with Emily Hayes, we met at St Luke's and walked over to Elizabeth Gaskell House through Swinton Grove Park.

It was a beautiful day for it, and the wind was fresh and releasing showers of leaves that fell to carpet the park. We couldn't resist a good crunchy walk through the leaves listening to the dry crisp rustling

beneath our feet and the wind in the trees over our heads:

Arriving at Elizabeth Gaskell House we noticed how the garden had changed to so much since our Summer Drawing Workshops, the colours are changing and many of the flowers have transformed to sculptural seed heads, a very dramatic and different landscape:

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