60 second interview
Q: What is your favourite colour?A: PurpleQ: Who first inspired you to start making/ creating and what words of advice did they give you?A: When I was a child my dad was always in his shed making something. We were never allowed to enter so had to stand in the doorway. His shed was like a treasure trove, he never threw anything away. From that time I always wanted to have a space like his shed where I could work and collect things.Q: Where and when do you most like to work?A: I love working in my basement studio, but also often work at the kitchen table just because the light is so good in that room.
I like to start the day with a morning walk to get me inspired and energised and then set to work.Q: Which season of the year most inspires you?A: AutumnQ: What can't you work without?A: A cup of tea and radio 4!Q: Whose work do you most admire?A: Nick Park and Tim BurtonQ: What is your favourite piece of fiction and why?A: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. Its so beautifully written from an unusual perspective.Q: What do you do to relax?A: Walk, read or listen to music.Q: Describe your artistic style in 3 words. A: natural, tactile, sensitive