Category Archives: Illustration

Fixing things like wings

I had an incredibly sweet commission for a gift for Father’s Day recently: drawings for a story written by Anitia, the mother of these two little girls, featuring her family and a hapless little dino, unable to fly home with … Continue reading

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Stuart the Apple Tree

I had the pleasure of making this illustration for a story by Tracy Wang, creator of the lovely I am the First Bite website, filled with stories for children that are accompanied by delicious looking recipes. You can read the … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Sunbathers

It’s been a busy time, and I’ve been neglecting WordPress a bit because of it..! Here’s a sketchbook page of some straight-to-ink summery sunbathers I drew in the park a while ago.                 … Continue reading

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Around the river-bend

  I did some outdoors sketching during a brief glimmer of sunshine, but the on-flowing mysteries past the broad river-bend were barred by a beaked guardian.

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Dance of the watercolour blob critters

It’s a little late, but hope you had a very happy Easter time!   After drawing these straight-to-pen, flower-sprouting chicks onto watercolour blobs I had a go at some gif making practice (my second so far!). Part of me wishes I could … Continue reading

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Actual beaver

A few days ago while on a walk I saw a wild beaver for the first time! A real live actual wild beaver, in the wild, being all beaver-like. I mean no big deal I wasn’t totally over-awed and straining my … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast(‘s Library)

The live action Beauty and the Beast film was really enjoyable! It was fun to paint these two reading and glancing too, so I tried making it into a little animated gif : >

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