Tag Archives: magic

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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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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Bats, cats and pumpkins

Happy Halloween!

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Cormorant Witch

A young cormorant witch (in training). Spreading wings for sunbathing, flying low over the water, and getting hairstyle help from a wise cormorant teacher. I did the drawings above some time ago, and have been thinking about her since – and so … Continue reading

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Shapeshifting snakes – don’t trust them

Sometimes my stress dreams are sort of scary but also intensely, beautifully vivid. The snake in this dream, for example, was definitely not  sending out friendly vibes, but it did have very pretty and gigantic emeralds for eyes.

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Moon Pots 5

The final part, part five! Click here for parts one, two, three, and four. All the pots on the last page are based on my sister’s real life way more magical ones, some of which you can see on her instagram. I find there’s something … Continue reading

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Moon Pots 4

Part four – here are part one, two and three. This is how ceramics are made, right?

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