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Illustration Life October 17: Inspiring Creativity

First, regular readers of my blog will notice that the weekly Illustration Life series has been missing. Man, it was hard to keep up weekly! So I’ve decided to make it a monthly roundup. The vlogging will resume too, I’m just setting myself more achievable targets from now on. So what has October brought? Well, it’s been inspiring creativity. Notably inspiring …

illustration life #35: the wins and frustrations of running a creative business

Illustration Life #35: My 1st Vlog!

This is so exciting, nerve wracking, embarrassing and fabulous, all at the same time. My biggest win this week is vlogging about my week! I’ve wanted to start a vlog for bloomin’ ages. Nagged by my son, Jake, I’ve finally done it. No fancy outfit, editing, props or lighting. I’ve just decided to go for it. Illustration Life #35 and …

new illustration phone cases by Georgie St Clair

New In! Illustration Phone Cases

I’m pleased to announce the arrival of my very pretty illustration phone cases to my shops. It’s been a dream for a while to create a line of products and homewares from my art and illustration. This is the start of many ideas I have! Personalised Name Phone Cases A new design I have now listed in my shops is my …

5 Ways I Use Video Content Share my Fashion Illustration Work in Progress on Social Media | Georgie St Clair

5 Ways I Use Video to Share Fashion Illustration Work in Progress [Tools & Tips]

I can’t stress enough the importance of showing your work in progress if you are a designer, maker or small business owner. I’ve recently become obsessed with creating time-lapse videos and stop motion animation to show the magic behind my floral fashion illustration and my muse Sassy Du Fleur. I share these video animations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. They …

15 Stunning Examples of Spring Images to Inspire You Georgie St Clair | Art & Illustration

15 Stunning Examples of Spring Photography to Inspire You

I don’t know about you but this image describes how I feel when spring arrives! I just had to share with you some of my favourite spring photos from Instagram. They are all stunning and are great examples of how colour and composition can really make your images ‘POP’! Figures in Spring Sweet Spring Food Compositions Super Spring Light All …

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

The Power of Play

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 …