I am a surface pattern designer; I graduated from the Cleveland College of Art and Design with First Class Honours. My lifelong passion for colour and design was inspired by my highly creative family where art, design and textiles were all around me.
I have always drawn and responded to Read More...
This was my individual furnishing project from 2nd year. The motifs are taken from a drawing of fern leaves which were screenprinted onto heavy cotton satin and cotton sateen mantra using pigments and discharge.
The two outer pigment prints on heavy cotton satin are studies of ferns, fritillaries, saxifrage, yucca and hellebores. The middle sample is acid dye and discharge printed onto worsted twill wool. The images are layered to form new colours and th
These pieces form part of my Fanatica Botanical FMP and the designs come from observational drawings of Philodendron, hogweed and Trachycarpus leaves. The two outer samples are pigment printed onto heavy cotton satin with minor foam detailing and
In this project I explored imagery by mixing and matching layers of motifs. The first of the passionflowers was acid dye printed on spun silk and embellished with glass beads. The hellebores were pigment and discharge printed on heaby cotto
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