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venetan lace

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venetian lace

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from designs for venetian lace in various textile collections

reticella vinciolo

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reticella vinciolo

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from designs for reticella lace in various textile collections

Mary Swift’s blouse

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mary swift’s blouse

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18

This is a drawing of a detail of the early 20th century blouse which belonged to Paddy’s grandmother, Mary Swift

le puy lace

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le puy lace

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from le puy lace in various textile collections

flanders tape lace

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flanders tape lace

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from flanders tape lace in various textile collections

armada portrait

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armada portrait
2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from the collars in Armada Portraits of Elizabeth 1

 

anatomy of change

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anatomy of change
drawing and painting on silk, painted wood, string, a nail
h188.54xw91cm
2018

ARTISTS STATEMENT

“The outside of you belies what is going on inside”, is what my great friend, Vicky Watling, my art teacher at school, says about me. The pain causing autoimmune diseases began at school, but it was years later I was told that was […]

garthwaite with crawfish 2008

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garthwaite with crawfish
2008
38.5×30 cm
drawing in indian ink on silk
mdf frame rubbed with graphite

one of a series of works informed by historical textiles from public collections

 

 

17th century costume study 2011

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17th century costume study
2011
drawing in indian ink on silk
38.5×30 cm

collection of JD Wetherspoon

one of 3 textile study drawings purchased for a Wetherspoon’s pub in Nottingham

lost 2007

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lost
2007
drawing in indian ink on silk
mdf frame rubbed with graphite
38.5×30 cm

private collection

one of a series of studies of historical textiles with a twist, an angel fish