I’ve always loved the simplicity and graphic quality of a good educational poster - like lovely cut away flower anatomy - stigma, stamen, pistil.... The intriguing colours created by over-printed layers are so delightful and subtle. With these in mind I set out to use my watercolour sketches from nature to design a series of silkscreen prints to capture the essence of the seasons...
I have always had a love of science, I enjoy watching science programmes and reading books on science. I love how it bends my mind out of place, and how many scientific concepts are simply too big and complex to understand. I love that some people can understand it, and if only I tried a bit harder maybe I could too.
Repeat pattern papers are the point at which our love for illustration, design and ornament combine. Read More
September 23rd, 2018, saw us celebrating the wonder of Greenside School’s architecture and mural at Bouncing Off the Wall! This is the fifth Twentieth Century Graphic Arts Fair we have organised at the school, inviting the cream of contemporary printmakers, artists and illustrators and purveyors of Modern British fine prints, books, posters and ephemera. Read More
In 2012 I really wanted to do something that celebrated the Olympics coming to Britain. When I did them I had no idea what a fantastic event it would turn out to be, but I certainly wanted to create something that celebrated such a momentus event. Read More
In what seems like a previous life I was asked by a notable advertising agency to come up with some engravings for a range of natural remedies. They were going to appear in national newspapers, and the creative team at the agency wanted images that would tap into a darker, more arcane world than is typically evoked by mainstream natural remedies.
Our family holidays to the seaside inspired Jonathan to create a set of wood engravings; from the mystical beauty of the mermaid to the endless sunshine of family holidays, toes wriggling in the sand, buckets and spades in hand, discovering treasures in the rock pools, oyster catchers skittling through the shallows and fish and chips on the sea front. Read More
We were delighted to open our doors 15th - 17th June for Artists at Home - the annual artists’ open studios in Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush. We opened on Friday evening with wine and nibbles as a celebratory kick-offto the weekend. During Saturday and Sunday we were open from 11am - 6pm. Read More