Category Archives: things I’ve made

Kyushu part II

From Kumamoto, we travelled by scenic train to Kagoshima, with its famous active volcano Sakurajima. We visited up close, riding the boat across the bay, watching nervously at the smoke puffing gently from the top…We spent a day further south … Continue reading

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New York trip

I just got back from a quick trip to New York, where I worked on a lovely project for Dr Oz The Good Life magazine. I can’t show you what it was yet, but here’s a sketch I drew on … Continue reading

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open studios this weekend

Today was the first day of our annual open studios at Graphic Arts Workshop. Here’s the sunny studio all ready and waiting for the first visitors.I set up my portfolios, wrapped prints and picture wall, featuring most of my newest … Continue reading

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open studios in a week

Next weekend: 31 Oct and 1 Nov, I’ll be showing my work at the annual San Francisco Open Studios event, in my print studio in Dogpatch. You can find all the info you need about the Graphic Art Workshop here. … Continue reading

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HK toile ceramics in tree

I went to tree interiors shop in HK this week, and loved their fantastic new display of my HK toile products.Apparently the noodle bowl two-piece set is a best-seller, hurrah! Here is a sign they have showing all the different … Continue reading

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winter night light

I designed this wintery forest scene for a new wooden light for Thinkgadgets in London. It’s available to buy in stores across the UK, and from the Spirit of Christmas. It comes in a natural wood or painted white finish … Continue reading

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Kansas visit

I’ve just got back from a wonderful visit to Kansas. I spent a day doing a spot of teaching at Emporia State University and giving a presentation there. Here’s a great poster one of the students made for my talk:I … Continue reading

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stationery set

I’ve collaborated with my friends Katie Baldwin and Yoomni Nam on a hand-printed paper stationery set for Wonderfair‘s Letter Writing Club, in Lawrence, Kansas. This is a photo of all the elements before they’re packed together. I made the letter … Continue reading

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coffee and jug print

I’ve been working on some Japanese woodblock prints recently, and thought I’d show a few process photos. Here’s my initial sketch…I then carved and sanded the wood plate and did the printing in three colours.I wasn’t happy with the line … Continue reading

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birthday!

It’s my birthday weekend, yay! We had a picnic in the park……where we ate many tasty cakes and enjoyed the sunshine.So wonderful to spend time with friends. Thank you all!

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