A.J Heather

Master of Surface Pattern and Textiles

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About me

It’s all about the work !!!

Heathers practice communicates to others a personal perspective of what she sees and experiences of nature. she urges us to see through her eyes as she walks in rurality. capturing nature as she witnesses it, in it's various states of decay. this development of artworks employ a combination of printing methods, embroidery, drawn images, found objects, revealing the beauty which some may see as horror, of nature being natural. this collection focuses on the woodland which surround heathers home. It is a curated exhibition that captures the drama, unfolding scenes . a unique interpretation of an autumnal moment in time.

Cervidae Oh Deer Illustration, watercolour, screenprint with embriodery A1

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Soft Decay (Oryctolagus cuniculus) Mixed media multi layered embroidery on black organza housed within a deep edged hoop with screen printed , hand cut foliage 16

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Specimens in Domes

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Cyanistes caeruleus Mixed media three dimensional embroidery with dome

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Mus musculus Mixed media three dimensional embroidery with dome

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Dead or Alive ? Crow (Corvus) Illustration watercolour A4

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Soft Decay Crow (Corvus) Mixed media, three dimensional embroidery on a hoop with foliage

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Cyanistes caeruleus ( Deceased) Illustration watercolour A5

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Predator ( Vulpes vulpes) Mixed media layered screen print with embroidery A1

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Nest traditional embroidery with paper foliage 6" diametor

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Keywords: textiles, embroidry, nature, print, decay, linoprinting, screenprinting, drawing, death, woodland, surface pattern & textiles