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Posts Tagged ‘Habitat’

An interview with illustrator, textile designer and author Jane Foster

We find out more about multi-tasking Devon based creative Jane Foster, currently involved in multiple projects, including creating handmade items to celebrate Miffy's 60th Birthday!

Written by Greg McIndoe

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Jane Foster is an illustrator, textile designer and author based in Devon. She and her husband run a studio in which she designs, prints and sells a range of products in her distinctive style. On top of all this, she has recently found time to share her talent through a series of craft book and help classic children’s book character Miffy celebrate her 60th birthday. Jane’s success as an illustrator is down to the unique, joyful style of her work. A mix of clean shapes and lines, bold colours and playful, charming characters makes each of her creations something truly special which you can’t help but smile at! With this being such a busy and exciting time for Jane, I couldn’t wait to find out more about her inspiration, process and plans for the future.

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Can you tell us a bit about you and your work?
I’m a self taught illustrator who also screen prints, sews and collects fabric. My initial career was in music - I studied the violin at music college for 5 years, followed… read more

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East End Prints: an interview with Helen Edwards

On the new Amelia's Magazine market place I'll be offering a curated selection of fine art prints by East End Prints. Take a sneek peak of the kind of thing that will be on offer in this exclusive interview with owner and wonder mum Helen Edwards.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Make Ideas Real by Dale Edwin Murray. Next in my series of interviews with my new market place stall holders, I am pleased to introduce Helen Edwards, the talented lady […]

An interview with illustrator Petra Börner

Swedish illustrator extraordinaire Petra Börner is nominated for the 2012 V&A Illustration Awards, announced tonight. Her work is a rich mix of Scandinavian and Arts and Crafts influences that I absolutely adore...

Written by Amelia Gregory

I have long admired the work of Swedish born illustrator Petra Börner, who brilliantly mixes Scandinavian and Arts and Crafts influences to create a style all her own. Her book […]