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 …

Illustration Life | Learning to Say No | Georgie St Clair

Illustration Life #33: Learning to Say No [weekly roundup]

The past week I’ve been lounging around in my comfy cool PJ’s, drinking copious amounts of water, gently perspiring and resting most of the day. Unfortunately, this hasn’t been due to me flying to warmer climates to enjoy a much-deserved Summer holiday. Nope. No plane catching for me. Instead, I’ve caught a nasty summer cold and chest infection. I’ve coughed …

illustration life #32 | money talk

Illustration Life #32: Talking Dirty (aka Money)

I’m talking downright dirty this week. Illustration Life #32 IS all about the money money money and the price tag. Predictably most of the money matters happen under the ‘Frustrations’ part of this post. Let’s delve into Illustration Life #32 Wins This Week Enterprise Nation Homewares & Lifestyle Exchange I had a super-duper time at the Enterprise Nation Homewares & Lifestyle …

Shop Independent | 5 reasons not to buy from independent makers, designers and artists | Supporting Just A Card Campaign

5 Reasons NOT to Shop Independent [A Fresh Perspective]

Regularly, we read the reasons why we should shop independent. There are even campaigns to promote buying from independent makers, designers, artists, galleries and shops, such as the  ‘Just A Card’ campaign. In the name of impartial blogging, I’ve decided to jump off the bandwagon and look at reasons you SHOULDN’T buy from us. Reasons NOT to Shop Independent   1. …

Jessica Zoob, painter, artist, lewes, east sussex

It’s Friday, I’m in Love: Jessica Zoob

In May, accompanied by my son Zac, I had the pleasure of visiting the open studio of artist, Jessica Zoob. Her studio, like her paintings, are a joy to behold!   Artistic Inspiration It was wonderful to enjoy this visit with Zac, who is a budding artist himself. His fascination and joy at wandering around a REAL artist studio was …