60 second interview
Q: What is your favourite colour?A: BlueQ: Who first inspired you to start making/ creating and what words of advice did they give you?A: There is no defining moment but a sequence of gathered inspiration from teachers to growing up in an artistic house. However, my earliest creative memory was of foot painting at play school and I knew then that my life would definitely feature using colour, paint and pattern in a big way.Q: Where and when do you most like to work?A: In my studio "The Loose Box", which I share with my sister. It is nestled in the South Downs and walking in the fields for a breather always lifts my spirits. Seeing the changing seasons inspires my work.Q: Which season of the year most inspires you?A: SpringQ: What can't you work without?A: Radio 4, an infinite supply of HB Staedtler pencils and a cup of tea.Q: Whose work do you most admire?A: The balance and flow of William Morris' designs have always been a source of inspiration. Learning that some of his wallpaper required a set of over 70 woodblocks to print started an investigation into the block printing process. I also regularly visit the V & A Museum in London to dive into their vast collection.Q: What is your favourite piece of fiction and why?A: The Secret Garden because of the enchanting feel to the walled garden and the magic of discovery.Q: What do you do to relax?A: Walk by the sea.Q: Describe your artistic style in 3 words. A: Timeless, colourful and organic.