Individual pages of a hand made book before binding together.
Lettering, pattern and colour feature prominently in my work, and I veer unpredictably from formal calligraphy and layout to large canvases brimming with garish flowers and gold leaf.
Gold leaf and acrylic canvas
Technique and precision are crucial to how I work, and I particularly enjoy the centuries old process of raised illuminated gold leaf.
Verbal inspiration descends from predictable sources such as song lyrics, poetry and pithy quote, and over the years I have left in my wake a steady stream of commissioned work adorning the walls of churches, cathedrals, restaurants, schools, shops, and both corporate and domestic environments.
Commissioned Family Tree
I am one of the founder artists of Harding House Gallery Co-operative, and during the 17 years I have weekly trudged uphill, this lovely building has shared many changes in my life and work, I'd like to think it will continue for some time to come...
For further information about me and my work, visit www.rosibaxter.co.uk