Clyde is known for using slate as his primary material and the results challenge what is usually described as embroidery. During his year as Embroiderers' Guild scholar, Clyde maintained a blog which although now dormant can still be visited at www.clydeolliver.wordpress.com. Clyde is a member of the 62 Group of textile artists (www.62group.org.uk).
"I always start with the material. A friend of mine describes me as someone who wrestles with materials and I think thatís actually a very good phrase." Clyde Olliver