This last year has been a good time to reflect, review and produce new work. I have been getting to know lots of new birds since I moved to York. Easy access to the North York Moors and the coast has inspired imagery of Avocets, Golden Plovers, Lapwings and Oystercatchers. I have also enjoyed watching […]
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You may have noticed some new personalities around The Groves area of York. They have been peeping out from circular ‘windows’ along some of the streets. An Ox, a Magpie, a Reindeer and a Peregrine. I was commissioned by York Council to create 4 wildlife images for The Groves as the starting point for a […]
Recycle, repurpose, reuse – the joy of making in a pandemic. I’ve always had a fascination for lovely papers. Thick brown paper around a bunch of flowers, thoughtfully chosen wrapping paper from birthday presents, food packaging from luxury goods – those lovely colours, patterns and shiny bits of gold and silver – I’m a paper […]
When I moved to York a few years ago I was keen to get to know the creative scene. I came across York Printmakers and went along to a meeting on a cold January evening. The welcome was warm and I knew I had found my ‘tribe’! The group was welcoming, supportive and keen to […]
Collaboration is a wonderful thing. Sharing ideas and with other minds can make you change your perspective and see things from a different viewpoint. It can provide support and also bring a new spark of excitement to your work. A very dear friend has embarked on a new venture – Two by Two Creatives. They […]