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Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Picture Book Blog

I found this lovely blog about picture book illustration  today.
In particular there is a feature on one of  Beatrice Alegmagna's books- one of my favourite artists at the

Definitely food for thought!

Monday, 26 November 2012

Wooden flower maquette

Test piece for a larger series of work using drawings from observational studies of garden weeds.

Materials: plywood and household paint

Autumn Leaves

Life Drawing November 2012

Drawings on the Underground

'Big Draw, Big Make' at the V&A as part of 'the Big Draw 2012'

I went to the Big Draw with my mum in Autumn half term - no, it wasn't just meant for kids!
There were lots of great activities on offer incorporating different areas of drawing from cartoon artists to architectural practices.
Included are some photos of drawings made during a workshop run by the children's illustrator Petr Horacek. The activity was to create animal illustrations. Your chosen creature had to be doing some strange or was just in general something out of the ordinary.

My cat on skis

My mother's elephant nosed, winged girl

Drawing in Sussex

Drawings made during a recent trip to the family home in Sussex

the barn


dead bird (cat victim)