• Fern Petrie

Dusk & Decadence

At the end of a day of painting my body is exhausted but my mind is still gripped by the need to create. It's easy to make a mistake in a painting when you are tired so Dusk & Decadence is my way of using the time I can no longer concentrate on my art practice to delve into the art of craft.

I have always enjoyed experimenting with fashion and have begun to transfer the detail and symbolism which I use in my art to make items which can add an air of whimsy to everyday life.

Bird of Paradise OOAK beaded cuff (Above)

The Garden of the Artist OOAK Beaded Cuff (Below)

Embellished Ralph Lauren Fair Isle vest and Trelise Cooper shirt with Divine Providence evening bag.


Recent Posts

See All

Once I Ate An Apple

There is a moment when one walks into an historic house set out with the precious gatherings of past lives and the forced stillness of time even as it is ever marching forward grips one tangibly. The