The design above is called 'What became of the Monkey?' Like most of my fabric designs it began with watercolour paintings of the animals, trees and flowers. Many of my designs take the natural world as inspiration and I often draw from life first. (You can read about the painting of the bluebells below in … Continue reading Why choose my fabrics?
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the watercolour paintings I made from photos taken by my cousin Dave in the seas around Australia (the post is here). I filled a small sketchbook purchased from The Brooklyn Art Library with watercolour paintings of fish and included quotations about the ocean. The sketchbook has now been digitised … Continue reading See the sketchbook – tropical fish