I have been lucky enough to be included in a number of paper and jewellery publications. So passionate about my chosen field, I chose to share some of passion and techniques for all things paper, by writing a book on the subject! My jewellery book offers a series of masterclasses by experts who work with paper, and features examples of work from a breathtaking array of over 100 international makers.
Techniques covered include encasing, crocheting, moulding, sculpting, cutting and binding, with paper types ranging from origami papers, to found papers, to paper yarn.
The jewellery book features the work of new and established jewellers including world renowned Wendy Ramshaw, David Watkins and Nel Linssen. It also looks further afield to fashion designers Jum Nakao and Michael Cepress and paper artist Rob Ryan.
A breathtaking collection of jewellery made from paper using a variety of different techniques.The JewellerThe official publication of the National Association Of Jewellers
The main draw for me is the huge variety and quality of the work illustrated. The inspiration provided is stimulating and I could see possibilities and ideas lifting off the page. There are helpful tips, with straightforward instructions and clear illustrations.FindingsThe Magazine of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery
This is the book you didn't know you wanted but take my word for it that you really really do!Workshop On The WebAn exclusive quarterly publication on the internet, featuring the very best tutors.
One of the most compelling features of the book is the visual element of the layout, which features plentiful examples of work from a wide array of international makers - a truly inspirational creative resource, no matter what your chosen material is ... this book offers inspiration, tips and techniques for anyone, professional or amateur, interested in working with this sensitive, ephemeral material.Benchpeg NewsletterMonthly publication supporting the British Jewellery Industry.
Paper is just something you read off of or shove in the printer to churn out copies of whatever, right? Not any more. Paper can be sexy and curvy or spiky and rebellious. It can be made into yarn and crocheted or knitted or folded into 3D art you can wear. The possibilities are limitless!
This book shows you where the track is and gives you the running shoes but if you need more help it is best to look around. It is not a beginners book, which is fantastic for me, but it may scare someone who is just dipping their toe.H. F. StirlingJaw-dropping Designs
'Design and Make Paper Jewellery' is full of inspiring designers who work in the tactile medium of paper. Whether it's laser cut, hand cut, or paper fused with another medium, if you're a lover of making with paper you will undoubtedly love this book!
Showcasing designers such as Clara Breen, Zoe Keramea, TT:NT and Sarah Kelly (Saloukee) herself, it also features tips and tutorials on paper pleating, preparing files for laser cutting, encasing, binding, crocheting and more- it's really nice way of gaining an insight into how other designers work, and I love that it challenges the perception of how paper can be used in design. Complete with beautiful imagery, I would definitely recommend it for aspiring paper/ jewellery designers!Laura HigginsA definite must- have for aspiring paper/ jewellery designers!
Paper folded origami style into a 3D pattern that wraps around a collar; paper yarn crocheted into pendants and necklaces; book pages sewn, folded or bound into various shapes that can be worn as accessories; vintage postcards repurposed into boxed rings; tea bag paper molded into wearable shapes. Paper Jewellery (Design & Make) showcases interesting and fascinating pieces by artists who work with different types of paper to craft wearable items.
I was introduced to some artists and works that I'd never seen online or in other books so a lot of the book was fresh and new to me - something not many paper crafting books achieve as so much is now available on the Internet.Liberal SprinklesLovely works displayed and techniques taught.
I loved it and can see many chances to get my own ideas started. The photos are great and numerous!Illustrator/designerPure Inspiration
Publications featuring my jewellery
#OOTD: Fashion Flat Lay Colouring Book
What’s your outfit of the day? Whether you’re a boho babe, a rock chick or a seventies sister, show off your #OOTD by colouring in these chic black and white fashion fashion flat lays – giving each outfit your own personal style. Including real pieces by independent designers and many timeless fashion trends, this book is perfect for every fashionista and colouring enthusiast.
500 Paper Objects
Paper craft is a dynamic medium that’s in the midst of a renaissance – and this entry in the very popular 500 series reveals the creative work of today’s most gifted and original artists and the limitless potential of the craft. Juried by Gene McHugh, an award-winning arts writer and well-established expert in the field, the book presents a broad range of techniques, forms and aesthetic approaches, with magnificent examples of origami, kirigami, cutting, quilling, papier-mâché and casting.
The Art of Folding
A gorgeous book that showcases the multiple possibilities folding techniques offer nowadays. It illustrates how folded materials such as paper, plastic and textiles can be applied to very different areas of creation such as fashion, jewellery or interior design. This insightful and beautifully illustrated volume reveals how folding presents many intriguing challenges for designers, not to mention end results that will wow those who love innovative design.
From classic Mexican papel picado to the art of origami, paper has long been a source of inspiration to artists and designers across the globe. Paper Works brings together an eclectic mix of designs and techniques, taking the reader on a visual journey of progression and transformation. Featuring sculptural carved book arts and installation art to avant-garde paper couture fashion, and examining the work of artists such as Jen Stark and Nikki McClure, this is an essential guide to one of the most fundamental, versatile but often overlook materials.
The follow-up to the bestselling Paper Works, this title continues the exploration of paper as the ultimate artists’ material. Follow artists and designers from around the world who cut, fold and sculpt paper to new heights of creativity, and develop new techniques that open up doors of expression. In two or three dimensions, full colour or monochromatic, the effects are limitless. Projects include fashion, jewellery and furniture design, origami, sculpture and installation art.
A Guide to Preparing your Portfolio
The complete guide to how to compile and prepare your portfolio for jobs, commissions, presentations or art college and is aimed at all areas of the Visual Arts. Whether you are just starting out, a student or you are an established artist but your portfolio needs some improvement. It offers essential advice in all areas including art, graphic design and illustration, fashion, 3D design, photography and textiles. A thorough, informative and easy to read guide, this book is also well illustrated with numerous images of successful portfolios to inspire the reader.