Article at Omar Khayyam Rubaiyat Blog, September 2023
Article at Centre for Design History website, August 2022
University of Brighton Exhibitions Blog, July 2022
The Regency Town House Blog, February 2022
Article at Omar Khayyam Rubaiyat Blog, July 2022
Article at Association of Illustrators Website, July 2022
A creative workshop, Read Write & Draw Rubaiyat Poems, will be hosted by Lois Pawson at Chapter 34 Independent Bookshop in Shoreham-by-Sea on Saturday 28th October. For details and to book visit Eventbrite at https://rubaiyat-workshop.eventbrite.co.uk
New shows are being planned in Sussex, Surrey and London in 2023 and 2024. Details will be published here as dates are confirmed.
Current projects include illustrations for a book about the muses in history who inspired poets and artists. This project involves researching, creating storyboards and initial sketches, writing text, choosing fonts and designing digital layouts, and producing artwork using printing methods, oil and coldwax.
Lois Pawson employs various methods to create artwork, using materials from quality suppliers - examples given below.
Intaglio Printmaker London for drypoint intaglio materials including plates, roulettes and scrapers, Charbonnel and Akua inks. Lawrence Art Supplies Hove for lino printing materials. Shepherds for chine collé materials.
Rosemary & Co. for artist brushes. Cornellisen London for Oil Paints from Schmincke and Old Holland, gilding materials, pigments, gums and resins. Lawrence Art Supplies Hove for painting mediums, coldwax, grounds, Old Holland watercolours, and Golden acrylics.
Cornellisen London for metal point materials, charcoals and pastels. Cult Pens for Blackwing pencils, Faber Castell Polychromos colour pencils, Caput Mortuum pencils, Robert Oster fountain pen inks, and Rohrer and Kingner drawing inks, pens and nibs, Leuchtturm sketchbooks, and Rotring pens.
PAPERS & TEXTILES
Shepherds for book arts materials. English Yarns for wools, yarns and haberdashery materials. Prinfab for digital fabric printing. Cornellisen for canvases, and Cult Pens for fine art papers.
Adobe Cloud Packages and Apple Procreate for digital design and animation projects.