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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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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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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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Around the river-bend

  I did some outdoors sketching during a brief glimmer of sunshine, but the on-flowing mysteries past the broad river-bend were barred by a beaked guardian.

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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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