40 years after graduating in Physics I have just completed my B.A. in Textile and Surface Design. I have always had the need to be creative and have satisfied this artistic sensibility by knitting, stitching embellishing, etc and also through my job as a teacher. My design degree however has Read More...
My Minor Project concept was based around the Japanese aesthetic and their love of nature. I mainly drew insects and birds, inspired by the work of artists such as Ogato Gekko, Koson Ohara and Ohmo Bakufu. I combined my images with Japanese f
This collection of furnishing fabrics, called Angiosperm, was based around my drawings of flowering plants like Magnolia and Orchids that I encountered while visiting Botanic gardens at Cambridge and Kew and during my visit to Darwin
These are from my Marine Collection of furnishing fabrics and wallpapers inspired by primitive life forms that inhabit the oceans of the world. I encountered them in an old textbook by Zittel which we had on the shelf and I beca
These are from my Fossil Collection of wallpapers inspired by trips to the Natural History Museum and Sedgwick Museum in Cambridge. I drew early creatures, such as Ammonites and Trilobites, in pen and ink and added the colour later in Pho
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