Ruth tells us about herself with a simple Q&A
Q1 Who is Ruth?
I am an illustrator and printmaker. I work on commissions, create designs for limited edition screen prints and have illustrated a couple of books. I love all different styles of architecture and interior design.
Q2 Where do you get your inspiration?
I am inspired by architecture, mid-century design and interior design. I research for my illustrations and deigns by looking through magazines, books and everyday life.
Q3 Did you have any training?
I studied my degree in textiles & illustration at Bradford & Ilkley College. It was whilst on my degree that I started to develop my drawing style which has continued to be the most important part of my practice.
Q4 How would you describe your art?
I produce illustrative line drawings using a continuous line. I take my inspiration from mid-century design and off set colour and pattern from my line. These will then either develop into a screen print design, original line drawing or a larger scale piece on canvas.
Q5 What artists inspire you?
I am inspired by Mid-century design and in particular the work of Lucienne Day which my art tutor introduced me to whilst on my degree. I have never looked back! I adore it!
Q6 What does Sentiment mean to you?
Affection, emotion and a feeling.
Ruth's Sentiment piece.
Ruth's piece titled 'Sentimental London` is taken from an original illustration by Ruth and embellished with the words of what Sentiment means to her. Printed onto canvas and divided into 1000 pieces in the iconic jigsaw shape allowing friends, family and fellow art lovers to connect to the artist and each other through this unique medium.
Each piece is mounted on a 24 carat gold leaf base with a thread of gold running through each piece to connect the piece's together and to this artist and in turn all the artists in this Sentiment collection.
Framed in a black wooden box frame signed and numbered and ready to be shared and collected.
To own a piece of Ruth's Sentiment follow the link below and start collecting and connecting. A human connection through the medium of art.