Tag Archives: sketchbook

Flinky

We said goodbye to our lovely dog Flinky this week. A little fluff-ball mongrel, born in Greece, where we lived at the time, he was with us for 17 years and it hits hard to miss him. It’s been good to … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration, Sketchbook | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

New Year snoozing / sketching

  Happy New Year! Sorry, a little late as I’ve been mostly sleeping off some sort of bug. Been thinking about last year and the year to come and drew some of the thoughts up. Hope this year brings you … Continue reading

Posted in Comics, Critters!, Doodling, Illustration, Sketchbook, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In-East Exhibition

My Messenger Birds over Seoul illustration is also on show elsewhere: there’s a small exhibition of my drawings up in the East Asian departmental hall of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany! Featured are dozens of sketchbook drawings, paintings, journal comics,and … Continue reading

Posted in Cards, Comics, Illustration, painting, Sketchbook, Taiwan journal, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

TY Cafe drawing

A sketchbook drawing from when I visited the TY Seven Dials cafe recently when I was in London. So happy to see the print of my Seoul messenger birds illustration  up on the wall there! I took a picture of it … Continue reading

Posted in BIRDS and their secrets, Doodling, Illustration, Sketchbook, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Feast of St Martin’s

Yesterday was the Feast of Saint Martin’s, which in my Dutch sort of hometown means the great tower / church opens its doors to everyone, the organ plays out across the painted ceilings, small children run around and trip over the … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration, painting, Sketchbook, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Books, Doodling, Illustration, Literature, painting, portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Show visitors & princesses

Recently I had a small and very impromptu show of some of my illustrations, cards and sketchbooks at some wonderful friends’ house, as part of an open house / studio art route in town. It was a first for me, … Continue reading

Posted in Cards, Comics, Critters!, Doodling, Illustration, Sketchbook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment