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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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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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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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A Million Possibilities

  A watercolour illustration I did for 克麗絲叮/ Christine Welch’s song A Million Possibilities / 一百萬個可能. It’s included in her book of poetry (which I wrote about here), and I’m also very excited and honoured that it’s the first thing you see in … Continue reading

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Christine, 克麗絲叮, singer-songwriter in Chinese

I’ve been working on a project that I can’t wait to share properly and write about more fully. In the meantime, here’s a little painting of my friend Christine Welch (Chinese name:                克麗絲叮), singer, songwriter, … Continue reading

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