Day 14  – Current project

Day 14 – Current project

Currently I'm working on a few things but I can't share just yet! So thought i'd share a fairly recent book illustration project I worked on for Auzou In France - it's so lovely to see your work in print and they have done such a good job - shame my french isn't so...

Catch up – Day 13 March meet the maker

Catch up – Day 13 March meet the maker

So the last week has been very strange - a bit worrying too! Doing my best to carry on as normal! Catching up with March meet the maker!   I think its difficult to recognise your own USP. I'm aware I have a certain style and I tend to use similar colours and love...

Day 12  Learning curve

Day 12 Learning curve

Since beginning my career in illustration/design I have learnt so much! When I left university all my work was created on fabric with stitch and collage/paint. I felt completely daunted at the prospect of going 'digital' !! About 10 years ago I invested in a Mac and...

Day 11  range

Day 11 range

Over the last year I have started selling my prints on Etsy and more recently I've launched my own range of greetings cards which I sell wholesale. It's really difficult to choose what to sell and some of it is trial and error! My card business is fairly new and I'm...

Work space

Work space

Day 10 - Authentic work space So this is my messy desk, full of stuff but a great place to work and be creative!

Rough / Mock ups

Rough / Mock ups

Day 9  Rough / Mock up Not the prettiest of pictures to share today, but this shows my 'roughs' before I start an illustration project. This normally involves pencil sketching, working then on tracing paper with fine liners/pens etc. These are actually probably my...

Love to make

Love to make

Day 8  - Love to make I've always enjoyed making things but don't now seem to get the time! Here are some photo's of some pages of a fairly recent sketchbook - Love to do things that aren't always screen based x  

Me..

Me..

Day 7 - You I made myself a little collage self portrait Facts about me I like drawing  - hence why I do what I do I'm crap at admin Bit of a scatterbrain I love cats (more than humans) I'm an over thinker I get irritable if I don't eat (Hangry) I prefer desserts to...

Reduce waste

Reduce waste

Day 6   Reduce waste I've probably gone off on a tangent with this one.... As an illustrator I use a lot of paper - particularly when sketching initial ideas, so I try to use recycled paper and use both sides etc All my prints I sell in my Etsy shop and greetings...

Close up …

Close up …

Day 5  - Close up I found this owl that I did a few years back -it's a design that often appears on email work enquiries and I think it's due to the colour and pattern. I gave her/him a little update this morning, added more details and patterns - it's quite nice to...

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I am a freelance surface pattern designer and Illustrator. I primarily focus on designing for childrenswear and artwork for the juvenile sector.

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