I don’t start a book until I have an overall concept. I don’t like making a book that doesn’t have a purpose behind it, a starting point. Often I symbolise the concept rather than realistically represent it, for example, using gentle colours and soft shapes o show peacefulness rather than draw or stitch a sleeping cat. Such as this: (scroll down to the second book shown on my web page).
My meditation book - dyed papers, stitching
Inspiration – it always comes back to Nature. Nature fulfils me, satisfies my soul.