A cordovan tea party

Last week’s #colour_collective colour was cordovan. This is my entry. Inspired by the times I used to have tea parties with my stuffed animals in the basement. Cordovan

Illustration in progress

Here are a few close ups from my new illustration. Working on revamping the old portfolio.

Remembering Rusty

So when I was growing up I convinced my parents to get me an Irish Setter…which I named Rusty (how original…I know!) She was not the healthiest of dogs. It was always one things after another. But she was a good dog…because as my husband says…all dogs are good dogs!

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More late night sketching

So I stumbled across Fred Blunt’s work and fell in love. A few characters inspired by his work.

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Warming up

Some more doodle sketches to get the juices flowing…

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Late night sketching

Just some doodles before bed…

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Marching Frogs???

A quick sketch to end an evening of hard work. i feel like this little guy might make it into some more sketches…

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Oufff…..

 

Been crazy busy lately! Curious to know what I’ve been upto??

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Flipside Prints

I feel like my creative brain has been squeezed dry…at least that’s how I felt last week. There’s still more work to be done, but I need to give myself a wee break…get away from the computer screen and reconnect with pencil and paper.

Here are a few sketches…

 

 

With any luck things will slow down a little and I will be able to get some more sketching done…maybe even fully illustrate a few.

 

 

 

Where does the time go?

It’s been ages since I’ve had a chance to post. The days just seem to whiz by lately. I guess that’s what happens when your a mother with a 6 month old and working full…add also working from home. Thought I might share one of my latest commissions. Had so much fun working this out for a local dog walk can’t wait to see what it’s gonna look like on the flyer.

 

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Big News!

I am super excited to announce that I am now a published illustrator! My first book is out now. I did the illustrations…I didn’t write it. This is somewhat of a dream come true. Fours years ago when I went back to school…I had the idea that I wanted to illustrate books…children’s books. Not long after graduating I was lucky enough to have to have the opportunity to work with the lovely people over at Chouette Publishing. I did two books for them the first of which is out now. It’s a search and find board book for kids.

Check it out!

 

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