Dready … the red hills of scotland

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we were in scotland in the fall while the bracken was turning and it gave the hills a distinctive colour … one day, while out walking, she said, ‘look how red the hills look’ …

kingston, jamaica, has, like rome, 7 hills, and one of them is red hills … they are red, not because of bracken but because of the dirt …

jamaica is one of the worlds exporters of Bauxite, the red, red earth that goes on to make Aluminium; and for that reason as much as any other, the idea of drawing the red hills of scotland appealed to me … this ‘alliterated’ link between me and my ‘home’ … the idea that I carry it with me wherever I go.

which sounds oh so terribly artistic when you say it out loud! eeeeeeek!

duality …

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Dready art is a 100% caribbean product: it was imagined here, designed here, tested here – in barbados, bvi, cayman, grenada and jamaica – we live here and are from here, our children were born here, I draw it here (mostly, cause sometimes I draw it when I’m traveling!). So despite what has become the kind of global reach of dready art we try to think of ourselves as a little caribbean company just doing our thing.

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