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Category Archives: Inspiration
I went to see the enchanting Little Angel and Knee High production ‘A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings’ at the BAC, you can get an idea of just how special this production is from the trailer here. A grey … Continue reading
I was going to include Egon Schiele’s drawings in my last post about life drawing, but realised I had too much to say to fit in! Schiele has been one of my favourite artists since school, when I remember religiously … Continue reading
In 1960, the Islington site of the Little Angel Theatre was nothing more than a derelict church hall, bombed in the war and left to be reclaimed by plants and wildlife. South African puppeteer John Wright transformed it into London’s … Continue reading
Like many people, I’m more than a little in love with Grayson Perry. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl, his biography, was a frank and winning account of his life, from his tough childhood to his success as … Continue reading
Next year, it will be a decade since I first began sitting as a model for Adele Wagstaff. I’ve written before about the journey from the first portrait when I was 18, to the success of ‘Contemplation’ becoming the cover … Continue reading
I am very lucky to be beginning a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at West Dean College, Chichester. I first discovered West Dean when Adele exhibited there in 2006, and then again when I sat for Adele’s Portrait Painting … Continue reading
Things I’ve made have ended up in some wonderful new homes. These little inklings were made for graphic designer Pete Main, who designed the banner for my blog. He keeps them on his desk at work. Check out his awesome … Continue reading
Just a few of my favourite fabrics from Fabric Inspirations and Fancy Moon.
I couldn’t believe my luck when I walked into Shrewd in Dorking; there were wooden cotton reels, exactly like the ones I remember my grandma using, jars of buttons and vintage lace… These vintage sewing patterns are an inspiration in themselves. … Continue reading