Tag Archives: stories

Beauty and the Beast(‘s Library)

The live action Beauty and the Beast film was really enjoyable! It was fun to paint these two reading and glancing too, so I tried making it into a little animated gif : >

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Canal visitors

This mermaid bookworm + parents and younger sister were drawn quite some time ago, but I still like thinking about them and what their stories could be. I might draw some more if I get the time. (Couldn’t quite decide on … 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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Gathering light

Tree-dwellers collecting light 🌟   Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my last post, they were really warming to see! 💛 I’ve been slow to draw this week, but these tree dwellers + candle finally climbed onto … Continue reading

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Inktober Tree Dwellers 3

A last few inktober tree dwellers (yikes, posting these late!): Taking shelter; Losing the squirrel stare off contest; A portrait of a forest critter (species kind of ambiguous, was going for squirrel but he turned out a bit foxy) (fuirrel?) ; … 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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Inktober Tree Dwellers

I like taking part in Inktober (drawing something with ink and putting it up every day of the month October). I draw almost every day of the year in any case, but this is an incentive to finish something every day, however small. However, … 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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House of the Mushroom Sprite

A house and its guardian spirit, plus some little spirit helpers* and a few nosy crows. This is a better fit for autumn really. Ah well, hope your weekend is beautifully spring-filled! * Actually extremely ineffectual. Do not count on … Continue reading

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Corvid witch siblings in ink

Here are more corvid witches I painted during Inktober. They were all done straight ink & brush to paper, without a cautious pencil layer first, and though that means I’m never sure how it will come out when I start … Continue reading

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