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Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
I've been making things all my life in some way.....its all I know and all I want to do. You are welcome to follow me on any of the following links...Website, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Facebook.

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Autumn friends......


I have a collection of spiders and beetles going to my etsy shop tomorrow evening 7PM UK time 6th Mon October....
£249 each
Please see image of spider with hand to get an idea of scale.
Ive missed making insects and its been great to be able to get back to it.
Each is made with vintage needlework and is stuffed very tightly. The legs are bound in layers and layers of floral tape, crepe and tissue paper and glue.
Here's a link to my etsy shop..





Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Specimen......

Here's a new collection of my latest work. I wanted to create specimens that look like they have been collected from somewhere else... wherever that may be.... Ive mixed wings with fungus and plants with foxes....spiders with feathers and a bird with translucent plastic fins underneath its plumage and over sized feather collar.

Each is a mixture of cotton fabric, paper, wire and plastic details.
Ill be putting them Etsy tomorrow evening Thursday 14th Aug at 7pm UK time.

£285-£395









Thursday, 19 June 2014

Small zoo.......

Here are some of the moths and other creatures I will have on sale tomorrow evening...

Moths  £299 each. approx  28cm x 20cm
Birds  £99 each  approx 16cm x 5cm


Insects £159  approx   28cm x 20cm

They will go on sale Friday 20th June at 7.30pm UK time on Etsy 2014
Here's a link to my shop...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MisterFinch












Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Book.....



My Wonderful publisher has just posted this...I'm really thrilled.x
Even the bees are buzzing about Mister Finch's first book...

AND YOU NOW HAVE THE CHANCE TO OWN A SIGNED COPY!

Renowned textile artist Mister Finch’s very first book, Mister Finch: Living in a Fairytale World, is now available for pre-order exclusively through Glitterati. Pre-orders will be accepted for a 30-day period, ending Friday, June 13, 2014. The gorgeous collection features his extraordinary, one-of-a-kind creatures inspired by nature and folklore—hares, toadstools, birds, and moths.

Order before June 13 to receive a book signed and numbered by Mister Finch himself. Copies ordered after June 13 will not include the signed bookplate. Mister Finch: Living in a Fairytale World will be available to the general public online and everywhere books are sold in November, 2014.

Order now for delivery between November 15 – December 1, 2014.

Pre-order your copy here: http://bit.ly/1sKdIV4

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Two............



Here's a peek a something I'm working on....some small toadstools spirits...I've been working on them in between other work....would ideally like to make a small group of them and shoot them in the woods...ill have more details on them soon-ish...

Thursday, 20 March 2014

March fungus....







I have a new fungus collection...these will all be going into my Etsy shop tomorrow evening on Friday 7pm UK time 21st March 2014
Each is made from cotton, thick wire and found objects...tightly stitched and then hand painted and stained with teas and inks.
Ive been working on them slowly since the new year and this is the largest collection Ive ever made of anything....
Average height is 30cm...
They are £220 each and come gift boxed.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Book....x























​It is with huge excitement that today I can announce that I have a book coming out!!
Ive been working on it for ages now behind the scenes and I have permission to say something today...!
Its still in the works but is due out Autumn time with the Glitterati publishing house this year 2014. 
Its a collection of all my work from over the years with behind the scenes and new images....
It has been an absolute dream come true to work on.
This is as much as I can say at this point....
Here is the facebook page of my publisher 'Glitterati'


For any early enquiries about the book please get in touch with them .....they will also announce first when the book is ready...so click 'like' to keep up to date, and also see what other wonderful books they are creating.



*huge smile.x

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Hybrids......






I have a few pieces that I have been working on ....I wanted to cross some of my creatures with fungus and flowers....as they wait for Spring and awake from their sleep....strange sort of hybrids....

They seem to look best simply lent against a wall, mantle...or in a large glass dome maybe...
They will go into my Etsy shop tomorrow evening Thursday 13th Feb at 7.30pm UK time
£389 each

https://www.etsy.com/people/MisterFinch

approx sizes.....48cm x 24cm