Artist and Designer - Henrietta Ellis specialises in hand stitching, creating illustrations of intricate, jewel like embroideries.
Like theatre sets, with layers of juxtaposed scenes, the eye is drawn in. Look closer and more detail is revealed. Working directly from the design, layers of silk fabric are appliqued on to a wool felt background. Hand stitching with simple running and back stitch, a small world is created.
Henrietta has an HND in Design Crafts.
Cumbria College of Art. 1984-86
Lucienne Day, Design Assistant. 1987-93.
Anne Tyrell Design, Fashion Embroiderer. 1988-93.
Self Employed. From 1989.
Some of the local schools Henrietta has worked with;
Lichfield - St Chad's Primary / Cathedral School / Saxon Hill, Special School / Friary School
Brownhills - St James Primary
Walsall - Phoenix EBD School