I create from black and white vintage photographs. I enjoy breaking down the elements, deciding on the shapes, colours and essential details, which will express what I see and feel about the subject.
This girl captured my interest, as she is so pretty, wearing a lovely dress, but looks so sad, sitting by herself on the step.
Did her friend not come to play? Was she told to go outside to play, but to stay clean until the party? What do you see as her story? I combine a love of history and a curiosity about people from the past, to capture character in fabric.