Some of my Japanese Anemones will be shown as part of The Art and Soul of Paper, an exhibition of 21st century paper artworks to embody the essence of the Japanese papermaking heritage. The event takes place in Norwich from 11 March to 20 April and includes three paper exhibitions, two artist talks and aContinue reading “The Art and Soul of Paper”
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Some time ago, a friend gave me an old Japanese book which had been damaged by insects. She thought it would be something I could use in my work. I kept the book for over a year before I eventually decided what to make with it first. I love the way that Japanese anemonesContinue reading “Japanese Anemones”
This installation at the Exeter Northcott is made up of a thousand poppies created from copies of love letters written during World War II. Some of the letters were written by an aircraft engineer in Southampton to his girlfriend, who later became his wife. He wrote to her two or three times a week forContinue reading “Poppies installation”
Devon Open Studios
On Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 September 2012, I’m exhibiting with two other artists during Devon Open Studios. We’ll be at Cockwood Village Hall EX6 8NU from 11am to 6pm on both days. I’m showing some new work continuing on the theme of communication. Using a combination of hand cutting and laser cutting, I’ve made theseContinue reading “Devon Open Studios”
Lasers or scissors?
I’ve just attended an amazing three day course at the University of the West of England, exploring printing and laser cutting paper. Laser cutting involves careful preparation of computer files and is more time consuming than just the process of cutting on the machine. You can, however, cut huge quantities of paper shapes relatively quickly.Continue reading “Lasers or scissors?”
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