Origami paper on card
Born in Yorkshire, Preston studied in Northamptonshire and London, achieving a BA Hons Fine Art Degree and PGCE in Art and Design. Preston has folded origami for months creating a harmony of colour to use like a palette of paint in the creation of a piece. She uses ‘washi’ Japanese origami paper known for its durability and preservative qualities. Rembrandt himself use to use 'washi' paper! In Japan, origami is known to symbolize peace, love and longevity; butterflies symbolize hope. Legend states that the person who folds one thousand origami cranes will be granted their wish. Preston commissions for the home throughout the UK and abroad, exhibits in galleries and creates larg ...
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