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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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Uprooted

I recently read Uprooted, by Naomi Novik. Here’s a post-it note sized watercolour drawing of a few of its heroes. If you’re in need of a book that offers a perfectly contained folkloric world of well-written magic, unflinchingly honest friendships, … 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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Canal visitors

This mermaid bookworm + parents and younger sister were drawn quite some time ago, but I still like thinking about them and what their stories could be. I might draw some more if I get the time. (Couldn’t quite decide on … Continue reading

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A few young Discworld witches

I love the Discworld witches so much! Here are some of the younger generation ones: Tiffany Aching, with Petulia Gristle and Annagramma Hawkin from Terry Pratchett’s A Hat Full of Sky. Some of Terry Pratchett’s witches cast misty-eyed wrinkled-apple-smiles at their … Continue reading

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Northern Lights

It’s getting cold! Philip Pullman’s Northern Lights is full of fierce characters, travel and adventures, and some excellently chilly (and chilling) scenes and imagery – a great winter (re)read!                 I had a … Continue reading

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Red haired heroines

Recently I found myself thinking about red hair, and before I knew it had doodled a small series of portraits featuring some of my favourite red headed book characters, and as I’d been missing watercolour, painted them during breaks from the computer screen. There are … Continue reading

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