Chimps Tea Party is run by me, Pippa Hiscock, an illustrator and maker in Bristol. I stayed put after moving here to study Illustration at UWE, and now live in Southville, just off the lovely North Street.
All of my collages are handmade using photos I have taken myself. I cut everything out with scissors and glue it all together to make illustrations and surface pattern designs. I love the low-tech and physical way of making things, and the special aesthetic that this creates.
My collages and designs are turned into art prints, greeting cards, badges, enamel pins, notebooks, tote bags and wall hangings. I also make crochet colourful cactus pots adorned with pom poms!
I also use my collages to design repeat pattern designs to be applied to fabric, wallpaper or gift wrap. These celebrate my love of colour, pattern and animals, along with a bit of fun!