Posted in June 2012

This week, and next. And a bit after too.

It’s been a funny sort of week. Lots has happened even though it still feels like I’m waiting for something to happen. Nick has been away for New Designers Show in London (showcasing his blacksmithing work) since last weekend. And while he’s away I’ve been getting all the stuff ready for his birthday next week! … Continue reading

Two Colour Litho Prints

I haven’t managed to get around to screen printing yet, but I did have a go a Litho Printing which I’d never done before! I drew (badly) Moomintroll dancing, and then printed a sailing boat (one of the designs for the baby book!) So here’s how you do it: To make a 2-colour litho print, … Continue reading

A baby is born!

My boyfriends brothers girlfriend (got that?) surprised us all and decided to go into labour today! (Only 5 days earlier than expected.) Welcome to this crazy world little boy! Well done to your mummy and congratulations x Edit on 3 July: He’s been named as Finley Alexander George.

Young Francesca

This photo was made by one of my favourite photographers; Francesca Woodman.She was a big inspiration behind my project Could It be Madness – This? (You can find a few pics from this on my website http://www.jadeclemens.com )It’s such a shame she isn’t here today. Who knows what she could have accomplished, if only she … Continue reading

Printing Update / Baby Books

Took a trip around Hereford today, and found myself some textile medium and black acrylic paint, cost £10 altogether. (Not bad) So tomorrow I start to make screen prints! But before I start designing for clothes, the first thing I want to make is a black and white fabric book for babies. -HUH?-  Well, you … Continue reading

Free ice-cream!

Surprisingly warm today. And I had to walk back from college carrying my 5 mounted A2 prints from the exhibition. But just as I was heading home, I was offered an ice-cream from a stranger… Don’t worry this isn’t a panic inducing story to tell to 5 year-olds! “whats the catch…?” I asked; “no catch, … Continue reading