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Day 6 of 100 Day Project

Of all the random combinations so far today’s has to be my favourite, printing is always a winner and I never need an excuse to make somebody smile so I had an idea in mind almost immediately. The main issue was time and practicalities as we spent most of the day with family and then… Read more »

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Day 5 of 100 Day Project

  After struggling with yesterday’s theme I was quite relieved to pick ‘overheard conversation’ today. Although my final image was done digitally I always start by getting ideas on paper in my sketchbook, and after I’d heard a snippet of conversation when out at lunch with my mum I had to get drawing. ‘I’m as… Read more »

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Day 4 of 100 day project

I’m struggling to find much time during the day with looking after Harry, especially as he still isn’t well so I’m scaling down my ambitions at the moment. Today’s theme was ‘people practice’ which is definitely one of my weaknesses, but I also picked ‘sharpies’ which means I could use bold lines to free up my drawing… Read more »

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Sketchbook on tour 2015

Any regular followers of my blog and my work will know that I have done a few Sketchbook Projects in previous years which have gone on to tour the US, and even came to London one year. I was a bit saddened to hear that this is the final year that the Sketchbook Project will… Read more »

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Website welcome

It’s finally finished! It’s not been the quickest or easiest journey but I think I have finally ironed out all the glitches and am pleased to present my new website. I’m not going to say too much as I think you should just take a moment to explore without too much guidance from me. My… Read more »

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Day 3 of 100 Day Project

Third time lucky, or so they say… Well it was the complete opposite for me today, it’s not been the best day as my son has been ill, and after an emergency doctor’s appointment (luckily he just has a virus) I’ve spent most of the day cuddling the little man and giving him TLC in… Read more »

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Day 2 of 100 Day Project

  The sunshine today was a perfect opportunity to sit in the garden with my sketchbook whilst my hubby entertained my son for a bit. Today’s pick was typography for day 2 of #the100dayproject, which is not my strong point and definitely something I want to work on more so it was a good chance to let… Read more »

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Day 1 of 100 day project

  Anyone who knows me will agree that I’m always looking for the next project/challenge, and with an 8 month old son it is becoming harder to find the time around looking after him. So, what better motivation than to join #the100dayproject by The Great Discontent and Elle Luna on instagram. In a nutshell it involves… Read more »

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Just Makers – RHS Harlow Carr

What better combination than the gorgeous surroundings and gardens of RHS Harlow Carr, near Harrogate, with 13 great events by Deborah at Just Makers which includes the work of numerous local and independent designers, artists and makers? I have to say, I am so pleased to be asked to be a part of this and it’s… Read more »