Seven layer silk screen print on Silk Viscose, with a one layer Devoré layer.
Two layer VAT print on indigo denim.
Digital print of an edited oil canvas.
Bird and Feathers
Hand painted green and blue habotai silk fabric, overlayed with a single deep blue screen print.
Digital print depicting a compilation of a series of oil paintings.
Splash and Stripe
Hand painted silk viscose satin, with a single Devoré layer, followed by a second hand painted layer.
Digital print of a series of drawings of birds in flight.
James specialises in heavily conceptual print design, with a focus on detailed painting and drawing. His work often takes influence from social and political troubles affecting the globe. James enjoys designing for menswear, womenswear and unisex ranges.
James' newest collection 'New World Omens' is inspired by historic apocalyptic events, creating designs to reflect the current dire image of the world that is often depicted by news outlets. The range utilises powerful statement designs to create compelling outfits that can help provide a voice to future creators and leaders. James has used CAD extensively to create complex co-ordinate patterns to complete the collection. James plans to continue developing his print design skills by working within the fashion industry.
Selected for Alexander McQueen: in conversation with Sarah Burton (2019) Exhibited at Premiere Vision (2018 and 2019) Standfast & Barracks Commendation (2018) Ted Baker Womenswear Competition Finalist (2017)