Trained at The Slade, following in the footsteps of her mother, artist Clare Winsten (1894-1989). Theodora was brought up in a household of social thinkers, surrounded by eminents such as George Bernard Shaw, DH Lawrence, Montessori. Her mother even painted the portrait of Mahatma Ghandi. Clare collaborated on a prose poem by Goerge Bernard Shaw, with Theodora illustrating the cover of the limited edition. She also designed the sets for some of Shaw’s plays.