Further inspiration…

One thing I really enjoy about teaching is the fact that you get to spend lots of time trawling through images to use for classes. While doing this I came across this fantastic wallpaper design by one of my favourite artists Ben Nicholson
Ben Nicholson, Princess, Hand-block printed cotton, 1933.

I also came across this Edward Bawden painting which I saw in London a couple of years ago. I love the palette he has used, the composition and the combination of drawn line and flat areas of colour.

Artists Garden in Winter, Watercolour and Gouache, 1948

About flyingcreature

I'm a Cumbrian born painter and printmaker based in Scotland. My work is inspired by British nature. I studied on the Foundation Course at Leith School of Art in 2003 before going on to take the MA Fine Art degree at Edinburgh College of Art and Edinburgh University graduating in 2008. I now make my work from my studio in Coburg House and teach drawing, painting and printmaking at Leith School of Art and around Scotland.
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