Everything….. human nature, words, kindness, diversity, animals, smiles, crayons, cartoons, courteousness, movies, books…
Handmade goods really stand out from the mass produced for me – just by the nature of the handmade process every piece is unique, and small imperfections add to the character. You can also find some fantastic, unusual things design wise that are of fantastic quality – you know that the person making these things really cares.
Want to buy “a bunch” of buttons?? Today’s crafter offers volume pricing for those who wish to buy in bulk. Why does she do it?? I love being able to help someone take their idea and bring it into fruition! Heck, she even does custom orders at no extra cost!
Too many photos these days are made to be facebooked and forgotten. Canvas prints with handmade frames are works both the viewer and the artist can enjoy.
After completing my degree in illustration, I came across I print room in Birmingham and since haven’t stopped screen printing things! But deep down I think it’s a love of the handmade and having a lovely influential family.
A friend of mine asked for me to paint her a pair of shoes and gave me free range to do whatever I wanted on them. A few of my friends saw them on facebook and I just started painting shoes left and right.
A portion or all of the purchase price of my animal themed paintings is donated to UPAWS, my local no kill animal shelter.