Category Archives: travel

The September express

How is it September seems to have leapt straight into the middle of the month? Still trying to get on top of the drawing waves – here’s one of Harry and Ron on that first September 1st train ride to … Continue reading

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Wensleydale wonders

  Straight to ink pen drawings from my summer sketchbook: Wensleydale sheep, wading and chewing their way through the field at the bottom of the garden. So many things to draw, finish up and post at the moment, but I’m … Continue reading

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A North Yorkshire wedding commission

I’ve been waiting to share these images from a very special commission: illustrations for the invitation and the order of service booklet for my friends’ wedding a few weeks ago! ✨ North Yorkshire is a place that’s close to my heart, … Continue reading

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Plant-filled travel post-it

It’s been a travel month, with trips to both beloved rainy home places and exciting new sunny ones, all with their own mesmerising summertime colours 🏞🌧🌲🌷🌿🌺🌡🌞 πŸŒ… I’ve got a whole backlog of paintings and sketchbook pages to put up, but … 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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Tanuki time

Drew this tanuki for a friend’s birthday πŸŽ‰πŸƒπŸΆπŸŒΏπŸŒ°βœ¨ I loved seeing these often gormless looking guardians while in Japan, statues ranging in size from ankle to waist height, keeping watch by home, storefront and restaurant doors. Chingodo shrine in Tokyo … Continue reading

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New Year snoozing / sketching

  Happy New Year! Sorry, a little late as I’ve been mostly sleeping off some sort of bug. Been thinking about last year and the year to come and drew some of the thoughts up. Hope this year brings you … Continue reading

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