This portfolio and blog shows examples of my work, I’m a designer creating art & accessories featuring my own surface pattern designs in the form of laser cut objects, artworks, lino prints and wood block prints. Many of my original designs include Australian botanical imagery, I design and hand make all of my products in Melbourne, Australia.

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Latest from the Blog

What’s on my drawing board, Nov 16 2017
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Patterns from the 16th Century. This weeks drawing board is full of 16th Century Jacobean patterns featuring flowers and leaves (of course!). Top row: Top sketch book with colour swatch samples for leaves,... Read More

Making pictures from paint splodges!
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I've always been a fan of painting and drawing exercises to loosen up my work. This is a technique I've hit upon to look at some colours other than my usual palette (greens... Read More

What’s on my drawing board, Oct 14 2017
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Leaves, vines and new watercolour paints. This weeks drawing board is full of patterns featuring leaves and vines and pink flowers, inspired by a recent trip to country Victoria. Combined with 2 products... Read More

What’s on my drawing board, Sept 06 2017
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Greens and Purples This weeks drawing board has preparatory work for some new tropical watercolour paintings. I've been looking at deliberately planning complimentary colour schemes to help make my tropical compositions pop. I've... Read More

July #WorldWatercolorMonth challenge
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#WorldWatercolorMonth A painting a day Since the 1st of July I've been taking part in #WorldWatercolorMonth, the challenge is to paint and post a watercolour painting every day - I've made it to... Read More

What’s on my drawing board, June 24 2017
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Lots of leaves This weeks drawing board is full of tropical leaves as part of my Palm House series of watercolour paintings, sketches and large acrylic works, inspired by the architecture and exotic... Read More

What’s on my drawing board, May 26 2017
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Practice makes perfect This weeks drawing board centres on an A3 size inked drawing of an ironwork spiral staircase surrounded by tropical vegetation in a glasshouse, part of my current Hot House Palms... Read More

using Inktense pencils with an airbrush
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I have been experimenting with my Derwent Inktense water-soluble colour pencils again.   I'm obsessed with their luminosity and intensity, but must admit am finding it hard to maintain those attributes across a... Read More