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Friday Faves – Drawing on inspiration

I have been so busy this week with work, which don’t get me wrong I am grateful for, but after so many architectural drawings all I see when I go to bed is plans, elevations and sections, and have spent the week dreaming of doors, tables and cash desks! So, as my working week is… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Theater Clouds

Ok, it’s a little late in the day but it is still Tuesday and given the day I’ve had today it is an achievement to get a few minutes to share one of my fave designers on this manic Tuesday. I had a stressful morning but my afternoon, although busy, seemed to improve when I… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Lilla Rogers Global Talent Search

You may have worked out by now that I like a challenge and am always looking for new ways to push myself out of my comfort zone, and my latest competition is no exception. When I found out about the Lilla Rogers Global Talent Search my jaw dropped, and I certainly stopped what I was… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Heck Yeah Prints

I am pushing myself out of my comfort zone again as I attempt to enter the Tiger Print Patterned Type competition, this has resulted in many an hour doodling, scribbling and staring at my sketcbook in search of a brainwave. I haven’t quite got anything I’m happy with yet but I have found some interesting… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Caroline Rose Art

It’s Diabetes Week this week and as my blood sugars are misbehaving again I thought I’d pick something bright and cheerful to share this week, and it comes in the form of Caroline Rose Art. I have been a fan of Caroline’s gorgeous collages for some time, and if/when we have kids I will be adorning our… Read more »

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Friday Faves – Harlow Carr Part 2

I didn’t have time to write a Friday Faves post last week so I’m making up for it with lots more Harlow Carr talent to showcase from some great makers and creators at the Harlow Carr  Just Makers Spring Fair, which I would definitely be re-visiting if I weren’t heading for the sunshine of Spain… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Mary Frances Smith

I recently started getting into drawing architecture and scenes of my fave places, and I’m surprised I’ve never done it before given that I have and interior architecture and design degree, but I think my sketching has been an escape and tended to lead me away from my day job. That said, I absolutely love… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Simply me and her

After a bit of a crisis of confidence at the weekend, my sketching hand seemed to come back to life yesterday when I decided to pick an old and battered sketchbook off the shelf, change my pen and sit in the glorious bank holiday sunshine. This means that today was a sketching day to continue… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Green Girl Canvas

At the moment I seem to have a fascination with pattern and surface design, and although I’m used to travelling everywhere with my sketchbook and pen I have found that recently I seem to be doodling patterns a lot more than just my ‘realistic’ and pre thought out compositions. I have been working on some… Read more »