This is another project that I started during my degree, but have continued to develop since. It all started because I was interested in printing, but I did not have a press. So I decided to make the press and the printing plate all in one by making a huge, carved, rolling pin that I […]
Although these are tools, and the prints are the actual end result, I think they have an aesthetic quality of their own. They have an ancient feel, like runic stones. I just tried out various images with no particular theme, but I suppose they are all from the natural world. Some print better than others […]
Using the designs I make with the rollers I have had fabric digitally printed and made into scarves, snoods, bags, cushions, clothes and deckchairs. I like the idea that art is everywhere, even in the things we use everyday.
I continue to return to the theme of skeletons, bones, and in particular the pelvis. This is probably because I’ve had so much trouble with my own and had countless opportunities to stare at X-rays of my poor old bones. I think they are quite beautiful, and despite the deformity they have held up this […]
Deckchairs bring lots of happy memories of long, hot summers in the garden or on the beach. They are a traditional symbol of summer but with this vibrant contemporary fabric they have a brand new twist. They work delightfully with this design with each chair a different section of the image, and the white line […]
This was part of a project for my degree called East Meets East. It all seems a bit odd now but I was producing work which sought to merge cultural aspects of Southend with those of Japan. This was a Kimono I made after screen printing the fabric with a design I made to represent […]