Screen printing.

Some examples of screen printed botanicals and insects ready to be made into cushions.

Image 1 – Honeysuckle hand print on linen, front of cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 2 – Insect to co-ordinate with honeysuckle,reverse of cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 3 – Close-up, hand print on linen, 3 colours.

Image 4 – Close-up, hand print on linen, 5 colours.

Caption 5 – Nearly completed print with the last colour to add.

Image 6 – Close-up of nearly completed print.

Image 7 – On the print table.

Image 8 – Finished hand print on linen/cotton mix, 7 colours.

Image 9 – Close-up finished print for cushion cover.

Image 10 – Close-up with black line detail.

Image 11 – Nearly completed hand print on linen.

Image 12 – Completed hand print on linen, front cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 13 – Reverse of cushion hand printed moth on linen, 4 colours.

Image 14 – Reverse of cushion, hand printed moth on linen, 5 colours.

Insect sketches.

Image 1 – Insect pencil drawings.

Image 2 – Insect pencil drawings from sketchbook.

Image 3 – Insect pencil drawing.

Image 4 – Butterfly from Archives, pencil drawing.
Image 5 – Moth pencil drawing.
Image 6 – Moths and snail, pencil drawing.

Image 7 – Cocoon and Caterpillar pencil drawing.

Image 8 – Damselfly, watercolour and pencil.
Image 9 – From archives, pinned butterfly pencil sketch.
Image 10- Corsham Court Archives, butterfly pencil drawings.

Image 11 – Butterfly pencil drawings from natural history archives Corsham Court.

Image 12 – Caterpillars, Pencil drawing.

Pattern Variations

Experimentation with pattern repeats.  Hand-drawn images scanned into Photoshop, then developed into a pattern repeat.

More time spent in the print room; check out imagery of test sampling below.

Image 1 – More bugs screen print.

Image 2 -  Screen print bug.

Image 2 – Screen print bug.

Image 3 – Experimentation with stripe pattern and floral.

Image 4 – Close up. Screen print on cotton.

Image 5 – Small scale pattern repeat with large scale contrast, screen print on cotton.

Image 6 – Experimentation with pattern and motif.

Image 7 – Sample of a pattern put in repeat.

Image 8 – Long length view pattern in repeat, screen print on paper.

Image 9 – Blue with black overlay screen print.

Image 10 – Leaf pattern repeat in light blue with floral motif, screen print on linen.

Image 11- Close-up light blue background pattern repeat.

Image 12 – Screen print on Linen.