999 people entered the Lilla Rogers Global Talent Search and only 50 will make it through to the next round! I’m not going to post details of the contest requirements but will share my entry below!
I used a combination of collage, gelatin prints, linocut, hand lettering & drawing & painting on this one. I like the dynamic movement of it and will hang it by my desk as inspiration for future projects. I used colors that match my kitchen / desk work area. I know this could use a bunch more tweaking & editing, but time ran out on me this weekend! My other previous attempts are below…
Here were some of my previous attempts working out shape/concept/wording/colors. I had thought of doing a “Tea-rarrium” teapot. Or a Pied-a-terre (second home). But in the end I make a last minute switch to something much more artistic, less symmetrical, and it felt right to me. Good luck to everyone in the talent search, there are so many great terrariums out there now!
While I am not British, I did create some designs to honor the Queen’s 60th year Diamond Jubilee celebrations! I entered these into a Wallpapered.com competition and received great feedback as well as having the diamond pattern featured on Print & Pattern today! All of this thanks AGAIN to the amazing ABSPD pattern e-course from Rachael Taylor & Beth Nicholls.