Workshops

Workshops

My one and two day Printmaking and Machine Embroidery workshops are proving popular. Last weekend’s participants produced some great work, and got to eat a lot of cake too! Find out more at...
NEW WORK

NEW WORK

The lovely people at the lovely Wych Elm pub in North Kingston asked me to create a visual map for them, showing the pub in relation to local landmarks. Here’s the finished piece. See more maps here
CELEBRANT STORIES

CELEBRANT STORIES

For the last year, having undergone training with the Fellowship of Independent Celebrants, I have been working as a celebrant creating and delivering ceremonies for momentous occasions in people’s lives, such as weddings, vow renewals and funerals. I love the...
WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS

I’ve been enjoying teaching some Printmaking and Machine Embroidery workshops in my garden studio in the last few months. As you can see below, participants have produced some great work. If you’d like information on the courses, please visit:...
ONE BIG POST

ONE BIG POST

It’s been a busy few months, so busy I’ve not had time to keep this blog updated. So here’s ONE BIG POST summarizing what I’ve been up to…..keep scrolling down to view it all. I was commissioned to create the book covers for Canbury...
KINGSTON CHARACTERS EXHIBITION is nearly here

KINGSTON CHARACTERS EXHIBITION is nearly here

I’ve had a productive but fun-filled year creating stitched portraits for commissions and for the forthcoming Kingston Characters exhibition at The Rose Theatre in Kingston.  The exhibition consists of around 40 portraits of some of Kingston’s colourful...
KAOS – KINGSTON ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS IS HERE AGAIN

KAOS – KINGSTON ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS IS HERE AGAIN

This year Kingston will be seeing over 100 artists, designers and makers open up their studios to the general public on the weekends of 10th/11th and 17th/18th June.  Come along to see a range of original art and design work including drawing, painting, printmaking,...
STITCHED PORTRAITS

STITCHED PORTRAITS

I’ve been using textile techniques to create a set of portraits of friends and local characters.  They range in size, from A2 (42 x 59cm) to A1 (59 x 84cm) and use applique, free machining and hand embroidery.
CANBURY ARMS WORK IN SITU

CANBURY ARMS WORK IN SITU

Work based on life at The Canbury Arms gastropub finally goes up in their garden room.  The Canbury Arms, Canbury Park Road, Kingston, KT2 6LQ                              ...
THE CANBURY ARMS ILLUSTRATIONS

THE CANBURY ARMS ILLUSTRATIONS

I’ve been busy creating a set of images that capture life at The Canbury Arms gastropub in Kingston.  The illustrations are printed at A1 scale (60 x 84cm) and will be displayed at the pub on Canbury Park Road, KT2 6LQ, in July for 3 months.  Thanks go to all...