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 info@femiford.com 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 […]

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: