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Tuesday Talent – Charlotte Vallance

When I did my gocco workshop a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to meet Charlotte Vallance, an illustrator I have been chatting with on twitter following the Sketchbook Project. This week, I have chosen to showcase Charlotte’s work for many reasons but here are my top 3: The detail in her Gocco printing… Read more »

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Friday Faves – Gocco

After my very exciting Gocco workshop on Weds night (more to be revealed shortly) and whilst I still debate with myself whether to invest in a Gocco machine, I thought I would take my inspiration for today’s favourites from printed delights: Deebeale – Blue grey hares (This is an artist I have admired ever since… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Catherine Rayner

Another bad week so to cheer myself up on the days I’m not working I get out my children’s picture books and choose my fave 3 of the day to flick through to make me smile. Today, I’ve chosen one from my absolute fave illustrator,┬áCatherine Rayner. Everytime I find myself in a bookshop I am… Read more »

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Friday Faves – Sunshine on a rainy day

Most of my Friday Faves have featured sellers that I know and teams that I’m part of but today I decided to choose a theme and just search etsy to find new shops. After a bad but sunny week we had a good start to the morning and June despite the rain so today I… Read more »

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Mystery Project

As you will probably know I’ve been doing a few of the Art House Co-op free projects to keep my mind creative whilst I debate where to take my sketchbookproject next. When I saw the mystery project it was an absolute must do as I think it’s really important to keep doing the little things… Read more »

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Talent Tuesday – Submicrocosm

Week 2 of Talent Tuesday and I am already finding it difficult to choose just one of my fave artists/creatives each week but I’ve made the decision to showcase some amazing illustrations from one of the first Etsy shops I favourited, Submicrocosm. As always, there are many reasons why but here are just 3 along… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – meet Molly

I’ve had a tough week with the pain in my hip, and had to have a cortisone injection directly into the painful area which has left me in more pain and meant going back onto the stronger painkillers. This isn’t great for my body but the tramadol seems to bring my creativity out (in-between naps)… Read more »

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Pretty Cool Post

As you will probably know I was recently asked to collaborate with Rob Jelinski, as part of A book called forever digital after party. Not only was it great having the opportunity to work with Rob across the Atlantic but I also feel like I have made a new friend. Apart from thanking Rob for… Read more »

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Small steps and big achievements

  I can’t deny that recovering from major surgery has been hard, in fact at times it has felt near impossible and just out of reach but thanks to the support of friends and family, my husband in particular, I am on the long and slow road to recovery. The hardest part for me apart… Read more »