New Work: Early Bird Home Collection

Posted on Sep 13, 2017 in birds, flowers, home decor, products, textile | No Comments
New Work: Early Bird Home Collection

Here is my most recent collection that is now available for licensing on home décor products. Contact if you are interested! All work is copyright Femi Ford Art & Design 2017. All images copyrighted and may not be used without permission. Do not copy. MIXED SUBSTRATES: METAL: FABRIC: GLASS: CERAMIC: WOOD:

April in full swing!

Posted on Apr 10, 2012 in art, birds, illustration, ink, pattern, watercolor | No Comments
April in full swing!

I feel like I just wrote ‘this post’ yesterday about owning 2012….that was in January and it’s already April?!   I’m headed to PrintSource NY this week which should be a great kick-off to Module 3 of the Surface Pattern E-Course which starts next Monday!  Hoping to meet up with some fellow designers I met through […]

Pattern: Here’s the snow!

Posted on Feb 23, 2012 in birds, pattern | No Comments

It was in the 50’s today and I went for a walk around our neighborhood. I can’t wait for the trees to bloom again! Until then we’re still waiting for snow:

Design :: Moon flight

Posted on Jan 16, 2012 in birds, illustration, nature, pattern | No Comments

I tried a few new ways of illustrating off the computer today. Here’s my favorite take:

Hummingbird Glory

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 in birds, illustration, nature, pattern, updates | 2 Comments

Here is a look at two different colorways of my pattern, ‘Hummingbird Glory.’ Please have a look at my other patterns here. I created all of these while taking a Surface Pattern Design course with Rachael Taylor and Beth Nicholls! It’s such a great course and I’m looking forward to the next modules! ***UPDATE*** Buy […]

sewed a new reversible bag

Posted on Feb 22, 2011 in birds, fabric, inspiration, pattern, sewing | No Comments

thanks to my mom for a superbly easy “pattern”…i was finally able to make something out of my favorite fabrics! i was stunned that i didn’t make any mistakes while sewing it which means you can make one too! here it is, a reversible bag that i plan on using to carry books to/from the […]

love is in the air

Posted on Feb 7, 2011 in art, birds, paper, valentines day | One Comment

just having fun with hearts & lovebirds. carved some hearts into a log with the warm fire on my back. floating paper hearts on wire. fun.

White-throated sparrow

Posted on Feb 3, 2011 in birds, inspiration | One Comment

This is so strange that I had to share it with all two of my readers 🙂 My dear friend ‘e’ asked me to design her a sparrow tatoo. I’ve been struggling with the details since you can’t really get too close to birds. There’s only so much you can see on google images and […]

sketchbook pages

Posted on Feb 2, 2011 in art, birds | One Comment

bird brain

Posted on Nov 15, 2010 in birds, textile | One Comment

baking a corn casserole and wishing i lived in a world where people baked corn casserole dressed like this: