Creative Inspiration

My new work-shirts – bring on the creative vibes.

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

Creating Collograph Plates

Have really enjoyed making these Collograph plates based on my French landscapes. Hope they work when printed. Fingers crossed.

Landscape Collograph Plate

Landscape Collograph Plate

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Dunstable Revisited

Whoo hoo – the first in my new series uncovering South Bedfordshire’s hidden and taken for granted delights.

This will be available as cards and limited edition prints during March in the Priory house Shop, Dunstable.

Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Priory Church

Dunstable Priory Church

South Bedfordshire Revisited

Looking back at my previous work has finally inspired me to focus on more of my local views. Here is just a small taster – currently I am creating an new version of Dunstable Priory Church:

From Dunstable Downs

From Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Priory Church

Dunstable Priory Church

Swiss Garden - Tapestry Weaving

Swiss Garden – Tapestry Weaving

Hello February!

Well so much for New Year’s resolution to focus on planning for the year – January gone and have only managed to gather information about some forthcoming shows/call for artists but have done nothing with them – and have missed some deadlines!

BUT I have completely re-organised my Studio Room and started a new teaching job plus three events now booked for 2014 so maybe not so bad after all.

On the downside no Blogs so far in 2014 – have been a very bad girl – and no new work to show yet. So instead I will continue sharing some of my past projects.

So inspired by my friend Jenny’s fabulous photos of ancient Hornbeams I have decided to share some of my tree studies.

Tree Bark

Tree Bark

Bark Close Up

Bark Close Up

Lovely Twisted Tree

Lovely Twisted Tree

Tree Print

Tree Print

Bark Print

Bark Print

Spirograph for Grown Ups

HAPPY ACCIDENTS

My Foundation Diploma show developed from designs I made using a Spirograph and the wonderful discovery that ‘mistakes’ can be beautiful too.  My Tutor, Lee, was pleased that I had finally broken my Virgo-led tendency towards perfection!

These versions are created using a range of string and twine.

String and Twine Spiral

String and Twine Spiral

String and Twine Spirals

String and Twine Spirals

String and Twine Spiral Display
String and Twine Spiral Display