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RI green foil tree 1 - Carolyn Hird-Roge

Carolyn Hird-Rogers

Carolyn Hird-Rogers

I am inspired by the dramatic landscape of the Yorkshire countryside and a love of mid 20th century Scandinavian surface pattern design.

The moods of the Dales and Moors are expressed with the colours and textures of the mixed media papers created with ink and gesso over foils. These unique papers are cut and collaged to build large landscape images and smaller greeting cards.

The windswept and hill top stands of trees, cow parsley and dandelions are stylised, hand drawn, digitally coloured, printed, hand cut and added to the landscapes. 

My work has developed over the past 10 years, from concentrating on telling the story of a local lane through digital drawing of the wild plants and animals, to now considering the whole landscape… raising my eyes from the hedgerows to the dramatic skylines.

You can see more of my work at

T: 07752 023128



An exciting new gallery open in the Manor House every Saturday and Sunday 11 – 4 pm and at other times.

30 artists showing high quality art and contemporary crafts.

Developed in partnership with Ilkley Manor House Trust and Ilkley Arts.


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