Monday, 17 December 2012

Harap Alb

I've developed my Harap Alb illustration, this time in colour. Here you can find the black and white version from back in September for Slovakian publishers Jandl.

Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a Happy Christmas! Take a peek at my selection of prints and cards here if you are stuck for any last minute presents.

Friday, 7 December 2012

Fieldwork Pop Up Shop

I'll be selling a selection of my work including my Christmas cards at the Field Work Pop Up Shop beginning tomorrow at 54 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London. All the info can be found below or check out the blog or Facebook event.  

Friday, 23 November 2012

Print Shop

A selection of prints of my work are available in my Etsy shop including the new addition of my freshly printed Christmas cards.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Winter Wonderland Stencils

I was commissioned by Chronicle Books to create this Winter Wonderland stencil book. It includes 20 reusable stencils ready for decorating anything festive! 

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

From an old Notebook

Here is another recent painting which was inspired by a doodle I found in an old notebook of mine.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Golden Beetle

Here is a painting based on a golden beetle I found on a recent trip to Spain. The painting was also inspired by an 18th Century lace handkerchief.

Friday, 2 November 2012

Botanical Painting

Here are a selection of paintings from my time volunteering at Core Arts during the botanical painting class each week.

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Tower by Avan Jesia

I created a cover illustration for Tower by Avan Jesia, about three generations of a Parsi family, published by Penguin India.

Sunday, 16 September 2012

Harap Alb

I created this illustration of a Romanian fairy tale- the Harap Alb for Slovakian publishers Jandl. This illustration will be part of a collaborative book aimed at increasing children's literacy in Romania.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Botanical Paintings

I was looking through a sketchbook from last year and found these two watercolours painted in the Botanical Painting class I volunteer for at Core Arts

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Pottery Course

I recently did an introductory pottery course. I'll get my fired pieces back in the Autumn, fingers crossed!

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Faber and Faber Poetry Diary 2013

My cover for Carol Ann Duffy's new and collected poems for children is featured in Faber and Faber's 2013 Poetry diary. I received my copy today!

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Shire "Responsibility Matters"

I created three illustrations for Shire's publication "Responsibility Matters". The features I illustrated are Access to medicine and disease awareness, Promatine, Doing the right thing and Learning the ABCs.

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Wigtown 2012

I have once again created an illustrated cover for the Wigtown Literature Festival. This year the festival has a night time theme so we chose Barn Owls for the cover.

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Landscape Drawings

Recently on a mediterranean island I drew inspired by the shape of the hills and the odd little plants that inhabit them.

Monday, 30 July 2012

An illustration for Home and Antiques magazine

I was a delight to illustrate Home and Antiques magazine's recent feature on their 50 Best interiors blogs for 2012.

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Arrietty's bedroom

Whilst, overall I was a little underwhelmed by the recent Studio Ghibli version of The Borrowers, "Arrietty", I fell deeply in love with Arrietty's bedroom full of giant branches and berries and decorated with found scraps of wallpaper and fabric. Oh, and a carpet made of leaves. Lovely.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Winchester School of Art Degree Show 2012

The WSA 2012 Graphic Arts London Show opens tomorrow from 6pm at The Rag Factory off Brick Lane. Come if you can!

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

James Long book covers for Quercus

I was commissioned by Quercus to create illustrated covers for two beautiful titles by James Long "Ferney" and "The lives she left behind"...

Friday, 18 May 2012

Following Fish

I was recently commissioned by Richard Evans at Atlantic Books to create an illustrated cover for "Following Fish" by Samanth Subramanian, a lovely book chronicling travels around India's coast.