Today we’d like you to meet Hayley Louise Crann, an illustrator and surface pattern designer from West Yorkshire.
After spending most of her life with a pencil in her hand, she decided to study a degree in Surface Pattern Design at Leeds College of Art, and since then has never stopped being creative.
With a love of the traditional method of drawing using pencil, Hayley’s passion is creating intricate hand drawings focusing on the tiny details and textures.
Finding inspiration from many different places Hayley has always loved animals and the outdoors, with memories of hunting for small creatures as a little girl with her Dad, this is where ideas for collections begin.
Hayley has always had a love of nature therefore it is the main inspiration behind the works she creates. Sketching all of the different aspects separately Hayley then creates a composition with the drawings using Photoshop.
Hayley’s collections currently include high quality greetings cards, notebooks, gift wrap, coasters and Limited Edition Prints all produced in the UK.
As part of Flora & Fauna which runs at Heart Gallery until the 31st April we have a small selection of Hayley’s illustrations alongside her gorgeous wrapping paper and greetings cards.
Hayley also works on a commissions basis for the more personal design so you can contact her to discuss your requirements further as she loves working on bespoke commissions.