Tag Archives: family

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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Featuring a few Australian birds

A little while ago I had the pleasure of painting this commission of my cousin and her fiancé, who both studied birds in Australia, commissioned by my other cousin, Marjolein, as a gift. Rosellas are Leonie and Raoul’s particular area of expertise, but … Continue reading

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Double-sided sparkling

 A card I made for my sister’s birthday a week ago : ) Maker of pots, swimmer of lakes and pools, expert of style, grower of plants, planner extraordinaire – she’s the sparkliest! This left portrait was on the front … Continue reading

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Evening evidence

An evening game of cards, plus investigating canine, was quickly documented as digital drawing practice. There are so many colour and texture options to explore on this programme..! Flinky made sure he was involved.

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Dewar Family Portraits

A family portrait I made as a paper anniversary gift commission for Nicky Dewar, in ink and watercolour. The photos Nicky sent me as references, as well as the ones on her Instagram, were so playful and fun that I felt … Continue reading

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Oliebollen and fireworks

  Happy New Year! Here are some belated drawings I did over the holidaytime, and belated wishes for a very happy 2016! May there be much creativity, inspiration, companionable beasts and delicious snacks! A quick pen drawing of my sister … Continue reading

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Christmas tulips and critters

Home in Holland, with Flinky snoring under Christmas tulips, and two beasts (called Sara and Anna) on the sofa with their phones ♥  

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Family life drawing

I was home in the Dales on holiday last week. It was horribly cold, but on the plus side: stoves and hearth fires! Here is some sketching I did to try and get more used to my tablet & digital pen … Continue reading

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Easter Monday Morning Coffee

Easter Monday morning coffee with my mum and Alison, Flinky and a small forest of daffodils and blossom branches.

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Hourly Comics Day 2015

The 1st of February was Hourly Comics Day, where you record every hour with a small comic. Here are mine for this year, posted a bit late! I blame the time-telling fox. It was a very peaceful Sunday. Not much … Continue reading

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