Dwi’n gweithio gyda amrywiaeth o gyfryngau i ddal hanfod y prydferthwch sydd o fy nghylch yng ngogledd Cymru ac y drosglwyddo’r pwer sydd y tu ôl natur, i mewn i greadigaeth go iawn. Rwyf wrth fy modd gyda’g arbrofi ac yn aml iawn yn defnyddio deunyddiau o’r sfle yr wyf yn edrych arno i ychwanegu dilysrwydd i’r hyn a gaiff ei greu.
What to expect:
My studio is a room in an old chapel in Talysarn, not far from Snowdon on the one side and the beaches of the Menai Straits on the other. Visitors might see ukulele making, wood working, glass bead and silver work and chocolate making in other rooms.
As well as 10/11 and 17/18 August, the studio is also open 24/26 August for Helfa Gelf (11.00am-4.00pm)
Travelling from Caernarfon to Porthmadog (A487) take the B4418 through Penygroes towards Nantlle. On the way out of Penygroes you pass a leisure centre on your left. Stay on the main road below the wall in front of a long row of houses.
At the T junction there’s a little skateboard park in front of you; turn left then immediate right (at a memorial to Robert Williams Parry).
Carry on over the speed bumps (15mph speed limit) past a church on the left and some houses. Further up the road look out for the Helfa Gelf banner on the left and pull into the Capel Salem car park. (NB there are steps up to the chapel door then a spiral stair case to my studio).
There are two newly opened cafes in Penygroes on Water Street (The delicatessen Y Banc has been set up in our old bank premises and there’s Yr Orsaf on the opposite side of the road). Our particular favourite for their welsh rarebit and dutch pancakes is Ty Mawr tea rooms in Rhyd Ddu near the start of one of the routes up Snowdon.