This week’s ‘Friday I’m In Love’ is inspired by my post ‘The Lovers: Not Tonight Darling‘. It is my favourite Audrey Hepburn quote that I have displayed in my house: The Best Thing in Life to Hold Onto is Eachother Treasure your time with each other. It’s precious and taken for-granted. So put down your devices, that book or magazine. Turn …
The Worlds Toughest Job
24 HOUR A DAY, CARER NEEDED
Holiday entitlement – none.
Salary – none.
Benefits – many
Job Satisfaction – depends on the day.
It’s always such a pleasure to write about an artist based in Brighton. I’m so lucky to live in a city surrounded by so many creatives, none more so than Philippa Stanton aka 5FTINF. I’ve been a massive fan of her work, since discovering Philippa on Instagram. I remember I was immediately struck by the 5FTINF still life table arrangements. At first glimpse, they …
This week marks the start of the ‘Look At All The Women’ Blogging Carnival to celebrate the launch of the book of the same name by Cathy Bryant. What makes this extra special to me, is I illustrated the book cover. Finally I can shout about it! So without further ado….
Just posting some pictures of my lovely *Moo.com business cards. I chose the rounded edge moo business cards because I felt they suited my very girly and feminie style of illustration. Boy was I right!
Word of the Week: ‘Re-vision’ & my Illustration Career It’s been beautiful the last couple of days in Brighton. We’ve managed to get out into the garden, Daisy has enjoyed ALOT of water play and generally the mood is good.
French artist Francoise Nielly is a painter that I have loved for a very long time. It’s great to see her prolific paintings evolve and continue to engage her every increasing fanbase. I just adore everything about them. The mood of the faces, their intent stares. The colours she uses and the marks of her palette knife.
Brights Colour Inspiration Moodboard I love Pinterest for colour inspiration. Here’s bright colour inpiration moodboard, pastel, pink and turquoise – all my favourites. Love the touch of orange for that added bit of ommph. I’m already seeing it inspiring the colour palette in my illustrations. I made this moodboard a while ago and have rescued it from the depths of my …
Floral Fashion & Beauty Illustration The original illustration, based on an image of Erin O’Connor has been reworked into this Floral Fashion & Beauty Illustration. Once again I’m sharing the steps of building the layers in Photoshop, as I did in a previous post of another beauty & fashion illustration. I’ll be listing this in my Etsy shop asap! In …