Ann Robertson – Artist and Illustrator

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Birds On Paper

Birds On Paper

I created a series of drawings and paper cuts made from hand marbled paper inspired by the birds often seen on Redesmere reservoir, near Macclesfield. They were made as part of a joint show with Patty Callaghan and displayed at Teggs Nose Park...

Cyclical Tunnel Books

Cyclical Tunnel Books

  Cyclical was a joint exhibition with Patty Callaghan at Tegg's Nose Country Park in Macclesfield. I created tunnel books inspired by the cycles of the seasons. Patty's work concentrated on the lunar cycle over a 12 month period. My...

Hill and Habitat

Hill and Habitat

  The work here appeared in a joint exhibition with Patty Callaghan at Tegg's Nose Country Park. The park was the inspiration for the work and we spent time over several months walking around the park, drawing and taking photographs. The...

Swallows

Swallows

  Patty Callaghan and I produced this display for the window of the 3 mobile shop to coincide with this years (2016) Barnaby Festival in Macclesfield. The banners are composites of images floated over a map of migration pathways. Each...

Print

Print

                           

3D Work

3D Work

  I have included a selection of 3D work. I find that working in 3D has the potential to add real interest to a project. The carousel book of spiders is a good example where the differing layers and shadows create instant depth to the...

Book Illustration Francolin

Book Illustration Francolin

These illustrations were a brief to produce five double page spreads to illustrate a story. Francolin is a traditional African story about a man who moves into the hills from the lake. He clears land  and plants his crops. One night he sees...

Alternative Photography

Alternative Photography

  I was lucky enough to have access to a darkroom and great tuition when I was at Blackpool. I was shown how to make photograms and cyanotypes as well as developing and printing black and white photographs. I experimented with a number of...