What is our work about?

(Some re-posts of my favourite past posts for new readers…life is busy – good, mosaic, creative busy – and the pics will come soon…) I am trying to understand why making  is so transformative. I am sitting in my studio, cutting and laying tiles, placing them, moving them a millimetre this way and that until […] Read more...

Mosaic tree radio interview!

Hi Folks Thanks to the lovely Mel Burnell at Artists Info for this radio interview. The Cultural Review Show  produces audio programmes that mix music and interviews and yours truly is interviewed for Show 22 – skip to 8 mins 45 secs for the interview (rather nice music before and after if you are in […] Read more...

The making of the Topps Mosaic Tree

Ahhh.. the wonders of technology! I prepared a presentation of how the Topps Mosaic Tree was made, to show to people who came to the the Artists Open House the last two weekends (190 of you came to see my work! Wow! Thank you!!!). A quick google revealed that, rather than remaking the whole process […] Read more...

Topps Mosaic Tree Launched!

Here it is! The huge feature wall mosaic is now in its home in the Topps Tiles HQ in Leicester. It was wonderful to see the tree again yesterday at the unveiling and to hear stories of the impact the piece has had on staff… “amazing”, “magnificent”, “stunning” and “wow!’ are the adjectives being used […] Read more...

The wonderful Topps Tiles Mosaic Tree!

It starts with a possibility… …a concept…celebration, growth, the passing of time, establishing roots, a support system, growth bursting out, celebrating the beauty and history of materials from Topps Tiles, the UK’s largest tile retailer … …sketching, drawing …a vision in the minds eye… …then the hard work begins…turning the ethereal into the material… …handling […] Read more...