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It’s Friday, I’m in Love: French Illustrator, Lucille Clerc

I stumbled upon french illustrator Lucille Clerc’s work quite recently. And it’s got the real WOW factor. Highly detailed, packed full of detail, yet outstandingly fresh. I love the sophisticated use of colour and of course, the botanical elements and floral designs. Mainly hand-drawn and painted. Lucille has an impressive, varied and enviable list of clients¬†including the¬†V&A Museum, Fortnum&Mason, M&S, …

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Surviving a very tricky situation

WARNING: this post contains moderate moaning. Some readers may want to skip to the moral of the story towards the end of the post… I’m in contemplative mood tonight. It’s been a difficult, tricky week and I’ve found myself feeling like an old steam roller, huffing and puffing… a lot. So much so, I’ve run the risk of hyperventilating. I’ve …

5 Instagram Teaching Resources to Help Your Profile Bloom

5 Instagram Teaching Resources to Help Make Your Profile Bloom

Need some descent Instagram teaching resources? Today I’m sharing some of my tried and tested courses. There’s no mistaking that Instagram is BIG business for both brands and individuals. For artists, makers, designers and creatives of all disciplines, it’s imperative you have a strong presence on this visual platform. Making Instagram work for your independent and creative business can really …

Overcoming Self Doubt: Advice for Artists | Design & Illustration | Brighton

6 steps to tackle the prickly feeling of self doubt

Self Doubt. It’s shitty. It’s a creativity killer. But it’s also an inevitable part of life. For artists, makers, photographers¬†and creatives, ¬†it goes with the territory. And I’ve definitely had my fair share. Just before Christmas I had a massive bout of self doubt. Like getting tangled in a fishing net,¬†it got hold of me¬†and dragged me down. I lost …

Cristina Colli Floral Photography Calendar

Its Friday, I’m in Love: Cristina Colli

When I first started on Instagram one the first accounts I came across was Cristina Colli. Her beautiful, peaceful floral compositions mesmerised me. Cristina is an artist, photographer, and teacher in love with creativity, visual storytelling, flowers, simplicity, and slow living. She lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and two cats, and drinks an awful lot of tea – a …

Protea and Succulents Sassy Du Fleaur Floral Fashion Illustration | Georgie St Clair | Design & Illustration | Brighton

Sassy Floral Fashion Illustration: Protea and Succulents

Sassy and I are sharing an outfit today created using Protea flowers, succulents, eucalyptus and hydrangea petals. We were inspired by a lovely wedding invitation commission I’m working on at the moment. The invite is a project I’m massively proud of and can’t wait to share (once the beautiful bride has sent out to her guests!). Wedding logo and stationary design …