Father’s Day Cards

Father's Day - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

It's been a paperwork and emails kind of week and the creative cold turkey has definitely kicked in! So before I take a break from the computer (at last!) to escape out into the sunshine to draw and paint, I'd thought I'd say a quick hello.  I have lots of things in the pipeline that I can't wait to share with you (including my new sparkly … [Read more...]

From Sketch To Collection

From Sketch To Collection by Rebecca Stoner

I thought it was a good time to write the next blog post in my 'Working In Surface Pattern Design' series so in this post I'll show you how I go from a sketch to collection.  I get a lot of emails from students, graduates and new business start-ups asking me all about my work and how I got started but I think one of the most popular questions is … [Read more...]

Happy May!

Happy May by Rebecca Stoner

Wow, another month has just flown by!  It feels like it's been a really productive month and it's certainly been another busy one as I've gained some lovely new clients and some exciting new projects to work on!  I'm loving how varied the projects are too, for example, a lasercut wood project which I finished the other week (hoping to have photos … [Read more...]

Fashion City York – Pop Up Village

Fashion City York - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

I hope you had a lovely weekend.  Mine was exciting as I finally got to see the finished Yorkshire Kimono and I really couldn't be happier with the result!  For those of you who have managed to miss out on all my ramblings lately about the wonderful recent collaboration I took part in with the lovely ladies at Smith and Downes, you can read more … [Read more...]

Yorkshire Kimono – Fashion City York

Fashion City York - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

I hope you had a lovely Easter and you're enjoying the Spring sunshine we've been getting lately.  I have some exciting news to share with you about a wonderful project I collaborated on recently.  You may remember a little while ago that I shared a sneaky peek of a fabric design I was working on which featured Whippets and Roses?  Well I can … [Read more...]

Free Desktop Calendar!

April Desktop Calendar - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

Hello there! I can't believe another month is almost over.  I'm really looking forward to the warmer weather and longer days, so to celebrate I've put together this pretty downloadable free desktop calendar for the month of April!  The link to download it will be available in tomorrow's Newsletter so all you need to do is make sure you're … [Read more...]

Re-discovering Collage and Planning Ahead

Re-discovering Collage and Planning Ahead - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

Last week was a relatively quiet one for me in terms of freelance projects.  A lot of the projects I've had on recently have finished, or are finishing around the same time which has meant that I've had a bit more 'free time' to start thinking about my own work again.  Although I love being busy and that's what I'm working towards all the time, … [Read more...]

Art Daily Project 2015 – Week 10

Art Daily Project Week 10 - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

I thought it would be nice to do a round up of last weeks #artdaily2015 drawings on Instagram.  I'm gradually trying to get back into it and managed to share 4 drawings last week.  The project has really gained momentum now and we have gained lots of new followers and also loads of new designers participating and sharing their daily creative … [Read more...]