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Crest Commission.

Alongside my latest commissioned piece, I was also asked to produce another based on a family crest for a gentleman's birthday. The customer wanted me to take the crest, and use the traditional aspects with a more overall abstract and contemporary feel. The desired colours were majority blues/teals, with small amounts of golds or burnt oranges.With my recent love for the geometric aesthetic, I thought this crest would work really well due to its array of shapes.I started by sketching out the crest with nib and ink, and then tracing my own drawing with a more definite line. With the crest now complete, I was able to experiment with its form.I wanted to compliment the crest by balancing it out...

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60th Birthday Commission.

A fellow creative in fashion commissioned me to produce a bespoke scarf for her Aunties 60th birthday, which for me is a big compliment! Her Aunty is an abstract artist, who's work is very different to my style and approach to art, which instantly made me question my own ability. But I couldn't resist the challenge. I started by having a look at her lovely work, and picking out a piece that most appealed to me, this piece being: I liked the layered, unusual detailed shapes, along with it's simplistic colour way.As my customer is a follower of my work, she had noticed my more recent designs which involved a combination of feminine, delicate watercolours along with bold geometric shapes....

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The Shirley Collection

Since starting my business, I always knew I was going to base a collection on this precious belonging; a decorative egg held in a trinket box that belonged to my Nanny Shirl. She had the most comfiest bed (which my mum and I still fantasise about!), which if I was lucky enough, I'd share with her when I stayed over. Her dressing table was placed right opposite, where the egg and trinket box belonged. It would have been one of the first things we saw when we woke up. I loved it growing up, it filled me with intrigue and desire. So inevitably it became an item that I associated with her. Since she, and my other grandparents passed away, I...

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