Guest Artist – Bec Cameron from Frankiebella
Who better to pick for my first guest artist, than my daughter. Part of a family full of creative types, a talented artist and teacher, Bec launched her bespoke brand Frankiebella last year, her products are individually handcrafted and ‘made with love’.
Bec has created a name for herself as the artist behind Frankiebella’s beautiful scarves. I think they are her first love. Her scarves are made from gorgeous fabrics that she hand prints. Bec has an amazing talent for coordinating colours and designs, with patterns ranging from a cute little deer in forest settings to a blow away dandelion that seems to almost float off the fabric.
Bec has been involved in art her whole life. As a little girl she used to play in the family art and craft shop. She would create her art using any materials that were left lying around. Growing up she was inspired by two amazing art teachers who encouraged and supported her to follow her dream of ‘creating art’. This led to many artistic achievements, including the ‘Young Fashion Designer Award’ at Sheepvention and the ‘Young Emerging Artist’ at the Rotary Art Show.
Bec went on to study to become an art teacher. Upon graduation she returned to her former school to teach junior and senior art, alongside the teacher who inspired her. She is now Head of Art.
Bec has always created art for her home and for her friends, but last year she decided to widen her focus and create art for markets.
“I think I just needed this goal to start creating again. I had a lot of ideas, but when I realised my goal, it gave me the motivation that I needed to start making art again. There’s no stopping me now, I have so many more projects in the pipeline just waiting to be created. It’s a very exciting time,” said Bec.
Through her label Frankiebella, Bec also creates a range of cushions, necklaces and children’s ‘flip’ skirts.
Bec’s work is for sale on her ‘Frankiebella’ Facebook page.
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