July Open Studios
My printmaking reflects my interest and love of gardens, plants and the countryside which began as a child growing up on a farm in South Cambs. I enjoy observing the structure and shapes occurring in the natural world.
I studied Art as my main course subject while at teacher training college. Renovating an old house, family life, teaching and making soft furnishings for clients took centre stage for many years. I discovered printmaking in 2010.
My printmaking continues to develop, I print at Stoneman Press and at home using a wonderful old book binding press and a brand new ecthing press. I find the creativity of printmaking so exciting!
I enjoy screenprinting on fabric and I have a range of textiles using my designs; tea towels, aprons, lampshades and shopping bags. I also have a range of greeting cards and mugs.
Emerging in 2020 is the need to paint. I'm using acrylics and hope to capture some of the wonderful sea and landscapes experienced on my walking trips.It's exciting to use a medium I haven't touched since painting large abstracts in the late 60s at college.
I hold lino cut and mono printing workshops in my studio at home, details can be found on my website.