I was in London at the weekend visiting my brother's new house and when I saw how close he lived to Bethnal Green, I could not resist a trip to the amazing V & A Museum of Childhood. It is full of a fantastically wide assortment of old and unusual toys, and the lighting is really bright too (unlike most museums) which helps. I used to go there to draw regularly when I was an art student in London and so I gathered up my pencils and had an hour or so sketching and colouring. Here are a few pages of what I encountered ...
Kim is a textile artist based in Portsmouth. She studied Illustration at Kingston University before becoming a textiles teacher. She combines the two disciplines to create retro inspired fabric artworks and playful images of pop culture.