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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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A leaf-and-flower-bordered gift

A recent commission: an illustration of James and Peri (and Reggie), as a wedding gift, with borders of olive and fig leaves and alpine forget-me-nots, representative of home places. Also some of the sketches I did before starting the final … 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 🏞🌧🌲🌷🌿🌺🌵🌞 🌅 I’ve got a whole backlog of paintings and sketchbook pages to put up, but … 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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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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Leafy hangouts

Spring is really setting in, and it’s very tempting to just wander through the sunshine in a fresh new leaves & flowers daze. Here are some straight to ink planty pen doodles I coloured in to wish you a bright … Continue reading

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Cats & Dahlias (Catlias)

Cats and dahlias: their capacity for fantastic colours and shapes and patterns makes grey days and moods brighter! I had some of these crazy firework flowers to stay (they’re still stretching and looking around and generally making themselves comfy on the kitchen table) … Continue reading

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