Moths are a nuisance. There are not two ways about it, and if you have been one of the unfortunate many this year to experience the plague that has descended upon the country then you will know only too well about the devastation moths can bring.
I’m sure that many of you can’t quite work out why on earth we should therefore choose to base a whole design on the little devils then?
Well, until I found this book below at an antique fair I too thought that they were miserable clothes munchers or dull fluttery things that always found themselves at the nearest lightbulb.
But not a bit of it is true. Page after page in Richard South’s gem of a book show colourful, highly decorative little creatures and with my observation skills clearly heightened, I happened to spy my very own cinnebar moth several days later.
Unable to resist the temptation to get my sketch book and pencils out, I set to…. learning about Umbers, Emeralds, Tigers, Burnets and Ghost Moths and so many more.
And now we have a whole range of products featuring my moths.
& Hand Bag Mirrors.
So you see… there’s a lot more to a moth than meets the eye!