Category Archives: things I’ve made

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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summer solstice

Today is the longest day of the year, the summer solstice (for us in the northern hemisphere). This is an illustration I made for the poet Dick Russell who commissioned a set of cards for his summer and winter solstice … Continue reading

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social media update

Hello! I’m finally upping my social media presence, and am now on twitter and instagram, as well as facebook. Tweet me, follow me, and let’s all be online more together. Here’s a sample of what you could be seeing on … Continue reading

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kokeshi

I’ve been trying to do more mokuhanga, and recently completed this print of Japanese kokeshi dolls for my new collaborative project with Yoomni Nam and Katie Baldwin. This time we’re calling our project alabama + california + kansas. You can … Continue reading

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HK toile ceramics

Here are some lovely photos of my HK toile ceramics, showing the Chinese tea time set, with rice and soup bowls, dipping plates, chopstick holders and spoons! The ceramics are available in contemporary red or traditional blue, and feature little … Continue reading

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