Thursday, 14 August 2014

Hot Air Balloons


Artists often develop imagery that runs through their practice, adding debth to their folio, this is most definitely true of screen-printer, Freya Cummings and her love of Hot Air Balloons.Westerly600 Her newest print, “Westerly” (above) is an excellent example of her hot air balloon motif which is reminiscent of a rainbow, with added texture and hints of gold and silver foiling.Fairy Tale600Freya’s works mix the photo real with sketched details, repeat patterns and overlapping layers to produce a real 3 dimensional feel to her imagined scenes.cardsetThis week, Freya has expanded her range of works to include for the very first time, digitally printed greetings cards and notebooks.

hotgossipsmallsetSQWhile neither the card sets or note book can include the hint of gold and silver foil which adds so much depth to her elaborate screen prints, the charm, patternation and timeless vintage feel comes through in her notebook covers to inspire you to doodle, draw or write within.

Summer600Freya’s lstest collection also includes some prints which reference the natural world, exploring some of the backgrounds to her hot air baloon sceens in more detail.  Click here to view her full collection.


Hot Air Balloons

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