Bloedeuwedd Final Illustration by Georgie St Clair

Blodeuwedd Illustration: the making of a Welsh Goddess

I’m sharing a special project with you today. A book cover commission for independent publisher Mothers Milk Books, who “celebrate femininity and empathy through images and words”. Something I wholeheartedly support. For the 3rd edition of The Forgotten and the Fantastical, edited by Teika Bellamy, I was asked to create a cover illustration based on the Welsh goddess Blodeuwedd. Pronounced …

Style Your Screen with Pink Hyacinths by Georgie St Clair | Desktop Wallpaper | iPhone Wallpaper

Style Your Screen: Spring Hyacinth Flowers

Nothing says spring is on its way more than Hyacinth flowers. After the grey skies of winter they are a welcome burst of colour. Oh their aroma is enough to inspire the senses alone! I love to craft art from florals and share these creations on Instagram. The hyacinth is one of my favourite flowers and is so wonderful to work with. Style …

Sassy with a protea and succulent dress, framed, below a string of florals.

Sassy Makes Her Debut with a Bored Panda

Well actually on the Bored Panda magazine blog, which is pretty amazing. It’s great to share a win like this with you. Bored Panda is a leading art, design and photography community for creative people. They claim, that their submission platform helps artists and creators turn their stories into viral content. Well it’s been a lovely experience for me and has …

An Illustrators Toolbox Part 1 : Essential Drawing Tools for Illustration. Learn about essential drawing equipment and the tools I have in my illustration toolbox. Part of a series on illustration and how I create my artwork http://georgiestclair.com/life-work/essential-illustration-toolbox-drawing/

Your Essential Illustration Toolbox Part 1: Drawing

“Drawing is not what one sees but what one can make others see” Edgar Degas I’m sharing my essential drawing tools as part of a series of posts explaining how I create some of my artwork. As always, do share your own tools or ask any questions you have related to my drawing methods. Your Essential Illustration Toolbox: Drawing 1. Graphite …

Sassy Du Fleur in Pink Ruffle Dress - The Importance of Creative Playtime by Georgie St Clair

The Power of Play and my run in with Einstein

Earlier this month I sponsored the Creatively Squared challenge on Instagram ‘cs_flowersandfoliage’. The lovely Creatively Squared team also published my guest post on their website about The Importance of Play. I just wanted to expand upon that post over here because, frankly I’m passionate about the power of play. “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old …

Spray of rose petals and tulips | Creative Instagram Challenge #increativemoments #cs_flowersandfoliage #creativelysquared

Creative Instagram Challenges For February (& Another Giveaway)

Firstly, Happy Valentines Day! I wanted to share a couple of creative Instagram challenges I’m feeling the love for this week. Cultivating Creativity #InCreativeMoments I’ve started my own Instagram hashtag challenge #increativemoments. This is a simple tag. I’d love to see how people take time in their day for moments of creativity. Whether you’re a professional designer, photographer, maker. Or a …

Creative Work Space Inspiration

My studio…ahem coughs…the 6ft x 6ft space next to the kitchen is both a joy (at least I have a space) and a frustration (the washing usually ends up in there as it has nowhere else to go). I long for a light, bright extremely large creative work space. With ceiling to floor windows, looking out onto a beautiful green field, …