Lino Birds Prints

Birds Lino Prints are based on Anisha’s drawings of a Blue Tit. The jewellery Birds Collection inspired these lino prints. Lino printing is very similar to engraving using similar tools.  Both tools are used to cut into the material.             Lino Print Tools               […]

Red Moon

We all woke up at around 3am to see the Red Moon, we could see the moon from the lounge. The moon just lit up the sky  and the lounge and we could really see the light in the room. Photos taken on a Canon SLR with tripod to stop and hand from shaking. It […]

Summer Flowers

I love plants and flowers taken while in Suffolk                                                                    

Summer walk in Constable Country Suffolk

Over August I went to Suffolk and explored Stour Valley and Dedham Vale made famous by Constable in of 18th-century. Constables painting the The Hay Wain, can be seen at the National Gallery –  London Image from National Gallery –  London. Flatford Mill is where Constable painted The Hay Wain. It was really peaceful and very unspoiled landscape. […]

Albers Squares at Tate Modern

Yesterday I went to the Tate Modern, London. Walking across Millennium Bridge great view of the Tate. I loved seeing the work of Josef Albers – study for homage the square. Seeing the squares close up and the colours

Royal Opera House – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

On Monday 12th January I went to the Royal Opera House to see Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It was a really magical experience. I’m so glad I got to see it. The ballet in three acts by Christopher Wheeldon with a scenario by Nicholas Wright.     I loved  the flower Waltz  http://www.roh.org.uk/news/ballet-in-bloom-the-flower-waltz Also the amazing […]

Getting Ready for Christmas – Greeting Cards

I’m making Christmas cards, which are free hand stitched on the sewing machine. I love the process of creating the cards on the sewing machine and seeing the design slowly come out of the paper.   I do a rough markings before I start stitching and then I sew, which make each card unique. No […]

Jewellery Rendering course

I am currently on a course at Holts Academy of  Jewellery Hatton Garden, Farringdon. I’m learning about how to render semi-precious stones. It is a really exciting process of seeing the gemstone slowly come off the page and look realistic. Using soft coloured pencils and gouache paints.