‘Look longer; let the play of shadow and light come into you of its own accord and whisper its medicine.’
Shinrin Yoku website 2015
My heart lies within nature; my work seeks to encourage others to discover for themselves the healing power that nature can bring.
So, inspired by the above my creative journey has taken a particular path …
My imagery has a natural oriental style, I am drawn to bold stark images yet still address the detail. Placement is key to my drawings and colour is a subtlety left to the serendipity of print or ink. Embellishment comes in the form of metallic foil or pyrography.
I am passionate about books and the written word. In pushing the definition of bookmaking I have produced a series of fans inspired by a narrative; an interesting vehicle for my imagery?!