Tuesday, 21 October 2008

New Prints - Bridge of Sighs, Venice

Printing today has had its highs and lows! I wanted to use a drawing that I made of the Bridge of Sighs in Venice and at first decided I wanted to make it in Prussian Blue. Unfortunately as the ink for this did not behave itself and the image did not print correctly. Then I decided to try again and persevered in turquoise which is reminiscent of the Venetian canals.

I had quite a lot of ink left over and so decided to make some cards:

Friday, 17 October 2008

Celia Birtwell

I have been a fan of Celia Birtwell's textile design for a while now and next time I am down in London want to visit her shop. Recently she has been creating new designs for TopShop.

Celia is also the muse of one of my favourite artists David Hockney.