Inspired Edges: creative influences

I am interested in a range of different illustration, printmaking and photographic styles including:

  • surrealist minimalism of Alessandro Gottardo, David Shrigley and Rose Wylie
  • cartoons of Gerald Scarfe, Ronald Searle and Yoshimoto Nara
  • political collages and prints from US Civil Rights movement
  • angry images of Basquiat, Tracey Emin and Louise Bourgeois
  • graphic narrative styles of Dave McKean and Shaun Tan
  • Japanese dark styles of Daido Moiyama, Koichi Yamamoto, Hiroshi Sagamoto and other black and white photographers
  • Middle East political street art
  • African geometric design

For more details see my ongoing study of illustrators, printmakers and photographers on my blog for the Advanced Practice module:

I am a member of:

  • Association of Illustrators
  • House of Illustration
  • Cambridge Urban Sketchers
  • Cambridge Camera Club

I participate in:

  • printmaking events and workshops at Curwen print studios and St Barnabas Press in Cambridge
  • Facebook networks for iPad, gouache, ink illustrators
  • OCA study visits accessible from Cambridge.