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 …

Featured Image for Frida Kahlo Illustration with Botanical Beard Body Hair | New Instagram Challenge

Botanical Body Hair [Visual Inspiration]

Botanical Body Hair, a new Instagram hashtag challenge is a humorous yet thought-provoking look at our attitudes towards femininity. It’s quite rare these days that something I see on the internet makes me squeal with delight. But boy, squeal I did, when I first came across a new tag on Instagram called #botanicalbodyhair. The Botanical Body Hair Instagram Challenge After …

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 …