New adventures!

June 24, 2013 § Leave a comment

It’s been a busy half a year, full of new experience and successes. I’ve also put together a website of selected work so navigation is a less stressful on the eyes! That can be found here! That means that I can really use this space to show more work in progress. I’ve been doing some screen printing experiments lately and here’s a sneak peak of what’s to come…

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Over the last few days I’ve been doing some proper muscle training in the way of moving some heavy hardwood doors and sawing bench legs to make some lovely furniture for our little stamp workshop down in Deptford.  It’s for all ages an we’re open again for one more day this Wednesday, when the lovely markets will open too. We’ll be open 11-6. (Utrophia, 120 Deptford High St  London SE8 4QD… one minute walk from Deptford station). A few more details on the event here!

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On Friday I’ll also be selling some prints and things at a pop up shop with a few chums down in Deptford. For other details and info on the other illustrators clickie on the Linkie!

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(Lemonade poster design by Christina Tang and Ching Yee Cheung)

Electricity

April 21, 2013 § Leave a comment

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Illustrations showing how electricity has been used to enhance our senses of the world around us. Made using light cast from natural sunlight and ink.

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Skinwalkers and others

March 23, 2013 § Leave a comment

Illustrations made for a really, really tight schedule for an exhibition under the theme folktales. They were done in a 14 hour-ish sitting.. (minus the first image). Intense and quite freeing to just consider what it is to make a striking image and to use only two base colours. Ellen-Li-Elface-bearskin

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Hong Kong: Making the most of space

March 22, 2013 § Leave a comment

A start of a little self initiated project that started from my love of the Hong Kong and how the people there have made the most out of the tiny spaces they call home to make a living. Clickety click to eyeball over the details!
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Sketchbook: COLOURS!

March 22, 2013 § Leave a comment

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Land grabbing

March 2, 2013 § Leave a comment

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A part of an ongoing project; originally I was researching our water consumption through the food we eat and the products we buy (virtual water) but I soon discovered that every sustainability issue we have is interlinked. These two illustrations about land grabbing in Africa and the people involved.

Inky florals

March 1, 2013 § Leave a comment

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Here’s something I digged up from the archive, I did these at an internship which took place some time ago which involved designing pattern to a trend (very bright clashing coloured florals) that would be used on teacups, plates, cushions, lamps.. These were some of the earlier rejected designs because the inky – watery quality wasn’t what they were after. It was  fun and frustrating all at the same time and I loved working with the creative director which led me to experimenting outside of my usual work patterns. The one below is my favourite!ImageImageImageImageImage

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