Working with my hands, cutting, gluing, shaping and tearing paper, another of my creative pursuits.
This is all started with a way to express my ancestral lineage, I had a photograph of my grandmother as a baby and wanted to use it some way. I also thought that treading a path down all the avenues of my lineage, that shoes could be away to express something. So the two came together. First I made a paper shoe, just out of copier paper and it made the evening standard website. Thought I must be onto a winner so I printed tissue paper with an image of my grandmother and other people in my lineage, spray mounted this down onto paper and off I went. The whole project went on for quite awhile and in the end made many, many shoes.
This then turned into a huge paper roses and a myriad of flowers in all shapes and sizes, housed them in large perspex boxes and installed them in an interior project. Trees also became a subject and sculpted three-dimensional framed artworks too. Here is but a few