Gill Dakin

My textile work is currently inspired by the theme of ‘light bulbs’. The humble light bulb has made such a profound difference to all our lives and is still constantly evolving with new technological advances and the need to save energy.


I start by journaling and sampling many ideas, enjoying where the journey takes me.  I then limit myself to one or two ideas to take towards finished pieces.  By using different textures I’m discovering how a predominantly black and white palette (referencing the on/off nature of the lightbulb) can make visually stunning work.

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