has been cold and windy and very wintry. Cue cats in front of all available heaters - here's Miss Molly Moth - warming in comfort
Of course these garments are costumes designed to create an illusion under specific lighting and staging conditions - they are not couture garments or designed to be worn in real life. But it was really interesting to see that it doesn't take that much to suggest a silhouette or a character - these are suggested by shape, colour, texture and line. And the point is not to make a beautifully made dress or jacket but to project a persona. No photographs were allowed in the exhibition but I did snap this gorgeously coloured and textured leaf in the carpark.
And news from the studio (not a lot this week as I have been doing research and writing). The sutured aubergine is ready for interment in the garden