Tag Archives: Fanny Shorter

Twelve Little Birds

And three parrots. Our window this month at the Rowley Gallery is home to a diverse flock of brightly coloured miniature tropical birds. It’s an aviary of twelve unique life-size watercolour paintings. The parrots are screen prints. And they are … Read more

Parrot Prints

Fanny Shorter brought us some of her new parrot prints. These beautifully detailed life-size screenprints are presently perched in our print room.

A Partridge In A Pear Tree

I’m not going to pretend a partridge in a pear tree is the most original of Christmas card ideas but I had been drawing a lot of birds and a lot of fruit and it did fit the brief rather … Read more

Intricacy Of Nature

In November last year Fanny Shorter won the 2014 COADG Bursary which meant that, among other things, she had a film made about her by R&A Collaborations… Fanny is a designer and printmaker. Her distinctive, detailed work is largely inspired … Read more

All Blues

Seen on the way to the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, thanks to God’s Own Junkyard, a parade of shops on Blackhorse Lane feels the William Morris effect, the spirit of regeneration brought to the area by the museum’s own … Read more

#FISHBone

Kensington Place have transformed their private dining room into #FISHBone, a pop-up diner serving fish and seafood ‘gourmet fast-food style’ during February and March.

Vote Fanny!

Fanny Shorter has been shortlisted for a design bursary, courtesy of award-winning blog Confessions of a Design Geek. She is one of five contenders for this prestigious award but she needs your vote to win. Please cast your vote at … Read more

Spectrum Fish

This is a new print by Fanny Shorter, Spectrum Fish. It’s an epic 16 colour hand-pulled screenprint in a limited edition of 100. Fanny describes it as a colour wheel of tropical fish, each placed in the spectrum according to … Read more

To Mughal India

This procession is at the British Library but we took a circuitous route to find it. We started out for old times’ sake from the Brunswick Centre. Sue used to share a nearby flat, the Gate Bloomsbury (now renamed Renoir) … Read more

Time Mayfly

Fanny Shorter was asked to design the packaging for a new 24 hour watch by Mr Jones. She used it as an opportunity to illustrate the life-cycle of the mayfly, which as an adult lives for just one day.

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