I haven’t posted on here for some time due to being immersed in studying and practicing geometry. One of the aspects I’ve found most rewarding and stimulating is the process of analysing and reconstructing a pattern. It’s done wonders for the development of my understanding of geometric proportions and pattern making. (more…)
Here are some photos of a screenprint I was recently commissioned to create of the first two verses of The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Tennyson. It’s a one-off screenprint printed onto Fabriano Rosapina 285gsm in silver and black ink. (more…)
Now that I’m borderline obsessed with geometric design after my course at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, it’s clear to me that geometry has not only always underpinned my work but underpins the way the world works.
I’ve come across lots of geometric art recently but I wanted to start by posting work from one of the heavyweights. Some of MC Escher’s work is so ubiquitous that is easy to forget how rigorous and impressive it is. (more…)
Not only are we finally launching our online shop Ambigraph Prints, selling high quality art prints and greeting cards, we’re also selling them in a new collective box shop called Rock Paper Scissors in West Norwood. The shop is full of locally made and curated products from 25 local makers, who are running the shop together as a group. (more…)
“Look deep into nature, then you will understand everything.”
One of my visual (and musical) obsessions is repetition which manifests itself in an ongoing interest in natural form and pattern. (more…)
As I am about to go on a trip to the Lake District and I’ve been meaning to write a post about the elemental work of Richard Skelton, who has produced music and texts inspired by the landscape and dialect of Cumbria, it seemed like an appropriate time to post this.
A friend recently told me about the unexpectedly successful broadcast on Norwegian TV station NRK of over 7 hours of live footage from the front of a train travelling from Bergen to Oslo. (more…)
“I don’t like colour. The real factories that I love, they’re black-and-white experiences. Colour putrefies them… I really love the oil-impregnated earth, you know, where the earth is gleaming with black oil and there is steel and brick and glass and these machines, and smokestacks and the smoke and the fire. It’s an amazing, phenomenal thing.”
Following on from last year’s Radiant Dawn print, I’ve just received this lush new Dan Mumford print from the same series (although my backlog of pictures to frame isn’t getting any smaller). Stunning colour palette and tight composition.