I’m sure everyone has their own way of being inspired (or stimulating those little sparks of inspiration). For me, it’s looking at colours, textures and details in the things around us. I find certain colours and patterns can start my mind going, doing a few doodles based on the texture of something can get my creative mind engaged.

Pencil and ink textures
Character studies 

The idea of starting a new collection is something both exciting and daunting. How do you go about creating something new and exciting that’s still as interesting as the work you’ve done before? How do you do it without copying wholesale from your own work?
Quick egg texture studies - mixed media
 mushroom and fungi
Spores and bacteria fungus

I often think of the sculptors who carefully carve away at blocks of stone to release a beautiful image trapped within. My mind is carving away these images, defining their essence and their subtleties. Eventually, through my work, I can release them into the world... my world!

Written by CRAIG FELLOWS — July 12, 2013

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Thank you for coming to my little corner of the internet to browse through my carefully crafted designs. I take inspiration from naturally occurring colours, shapes, and motifs, sometimes finding inspiration in the most unexpected of places. Many of my current designs have bloomed from investigations into flowers and fauna, an area that just keeps on giving me more and more to get excited about. Head on over to my ABOUT page for some more information on how I work these investigations into hand-drawn designs, and ultimately into the pieces you see here.

Find my colour research palettes and visuals at:

Curating Chroma by Craig Fellows