My name is Yasmine, founder of Yasmine Charlotte. I create block prints and printed goods, inspired by nature, human forms and daily life. Describe your printmaking process. Depending on what I am working on, I would either sketch straight onto the lino first in pencil, and then in a thicker black pen. How and where … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Yasmine Charlotte"
I was born in London and my parents are from Trinidad and Tobago. I have always been creative: I listened to a lot of Jazz, Soul and Reggae music growing up, and later in my life I had the great opportunity of going to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study Jazz. I … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Sandra King"
I’m a Bristol based illustrator and designer with a love of bold colour. I am an advocate for diverse representation, challenging taboos and stereotypes. My work comments on recurring social issues in modern society. How and where did you learn to print? I learnt to print in Bristol during my time on UWE’s illustration course. … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Beth Harris"
Hi. My name is Helen Bulmer and I am a printmaker living in Nottingham. Describe your printmaking process. I start with a sketch or photograph then play around with it until I’m happy with the composition. I spend quite a long time on this part. I draw it onto lino with a permanent marker to … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Helen Bulmer"
My name is Claudia Jones and I’m an artist from Kingston, Jamaica and I have been living and working in Petworth, West Sussex for the past thirteen years. How and where did you learn to print? I learnt print making about five years ago after attending courses with Will Dyke and Hugh Dunford Wood. Although I’m … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Claudia Jones"
I am primarily a textile designer, artist, illustrator and maker. In my early career, in partnership with a friend I set up and ran Blooming Designs, which was then a successful textile design business selling prints to leading high street fashion chains both in the UK and internationally. Under the Blooming Designs name, I now … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Alison Butler"