“My decision to study Fashion and Textile Design at University in the UK was a natural response to my love and obsession with pattern. I wasn’t sure where it would lead but I knew that it would always play a part in my life. On emigrating, I worked for Actil, David Jones and Myer as their Bed Linen designer. Developing and refining those skills over the 35 years since, I draw daily - inspired by nature, perspective and pattern in the world around me.
Portraiture entered my life in 2012, when I developed a technique to include my ‘beloved’ patterning!
Changing my processes and perception, I introduced a weave of line, blended colour and complex detailing. The progression for me is both illuminating and spontaneous.
My portrait subjects are all drawn from real life - each drawing taking up to six weeks to complete. I take great pleasure in creating portraits on commission from supplied photographs for those special birthdays and events.”
Prints are available via order of all my original artworks as greetings cards or unframed prints in any size up to 90 x 90 cm.
Saturday 7 and 28 April 2 pm - 4 pm