Inspiration for my flower beard illustration | Painting Grace by Georgie St Clair

Great News: It’s a Boy! (And he was born with a beard….)

Yes that’s right, I have brought a beautiful boy into the world. A gorgeous, handsome, charming boy. What’s more he was born with a beard. A flower beard. I don’t normally draw boys but after lusting over men in floral beards, well I just had to draw one. Please welcome the first boy to my illustration collection. The Flower Beard in Detail …

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Style Your Screen: Magnolia Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Yesterday I posted my first ‘Language of Flowers’ on the Magnolia flower. Well, whilst researching this beautiful flower, I’ve also been experimenting with some artwork, using the Magnolia petals. I’ve always fancied surface pattern design and so I created this butterfly motif. I thought I would offer it as a free download for you today. There’s two to choose from. The …

Inky Collective, Jen Wright, Treasured Pieces | Painting Grace

Treasured Pieces: The Favourite Artwork of Jen Wright aka ‘Inky Collective’

Jen Wright is a writer, maker, agony aunt and printmaker extraordinaire. Jen is also founder of the excellent ‘Inky Collective‘ which brings together people from different creative industries, to share stories and gather advice, for other designers, makers and general daydreamers. She’s also possibly one of the friendliest people I’ve met online too. What is already fascinating me about the Treasured Pieces column, is the choice …

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It’s Friday, I’m in Love: Bryony Fripp Illustrations

Instagram: you’ve got to just love it. It’s such a wonderful place to discover new talent. That’s how I discovered today’s inspiring artist. It’s Friday & I’m in Love with illustrator, Bryony Fripp. I follow the fantastic stylist @charlottelovely. As I was scrolling through my feed one morning, ignoring my daughters pleas for biscuits at 6.30am in the morning, I stumbled …

Treasured Pieces with Jessica Trent | Ullyanna Hammond, Russian born, she moved to the Isle of Wight | Painting Grace

Treasured Pieces with Jessica Trent

I’m thrilled that Jess of ‘The Cabinet Makers Love Tale’, blogger, mother, maker and one of the nicest people I know is joining me on the blog today for April ‘s Treasured Pieces post. This monthly column features other artists, makers, bloggers and creatives who share their favourite artwork, specifically a piece they display in their home. Be it a sculpture, painting, textile or …