Originally from Reading, Chris currently lives in Portsmouth. Having enjoyed art since a child, he studied Art and design at college, and then another 3 years on a BA Hons Graphic design course at Southampton Solent University.
Drawn to sacred geometry for as long as he can remember, and fascinated with optical art, Chris' favourite artists from his youth were M.C. Escher and Bridgette Riley.
Chris is the creator of 3 published books of his patterns and designs:
Digimetrics, Vols I & II, and a book of mandalas: Pieces for creases.
Check them out at: https://www.gentlemanstattooflash.com/chris-machin/