Category: Textiles

Whale ship Diana in the Arctic

Diana in the Ice

Diana in the Ice

Transfer dye on textile. 2015.  Work in progress.  Image inspired by various images of the Hull whaler Diana trapped in the Arctic ice in 1866.

Orca II (Bergen)

Orca II (Bergen)

Orca II (Bergen)

 

Transfer dye on grey textile. 2015. Orca skeleton based on one at Bergen Natural History Museum

Right Whale (gold)

Right Whale (gold)

Right Whale (gold)

Quilted gold satin freehand machine embroidered Right Whale with skeleton, 2015

Eclipse from Dundee

The Eclipse from Dundee

The Eclipse from Dundee

Layered organza iceberg with digital print of Whale ship Eclipse from Dundee.  2014

Harpoon cushion

Harpoon Cushion

Harpoon Cushion

Cushion with harpoon design, 2014

Spitsbergen (maps)

Spitsbergen maps

Spitsbergen maps

Digitally Printed textile 2014.  Double-sided map of Spitsbergen, geography on the front, geology on the back.

Spitsbergen maps (geology)

Spitsbergen maps (geology)

Four seals (Tromso)

Four Tromso Seals

Grey, Harbour, Bearded and Hooded Seal skulls

Digitally printed freehand machine embroidered textiles, 2014. The skulls are based on ones at Tromso Polar Museum, the maps and charts relate to where those specific species can be found. They are approximately life sized.

Polar Bear II (Hull)

Polar Bear II (Hull)

Digitally printed textile and freehand machine embroidery

Digitally printed textile and freehand machine embroidery. 2014  Life sized.  Skull is based on the one at Hull Maritime Museum and the chart is Bjornoya (Bear Island) off the north coast of Norway.

Five Whales – Fin

Five Whales Series - Fin

Five Whales Series – Fin

Quilted textile with digital print and freehand machine embroidery (35 x 40 cm)

Five Whales – Orca

Five Whales Series - Orca

Five Whales Series - Orca

Quilted textile with digital print and freehand machine embroidery (25 x 35 cm)