Sunday, 22 February 2015

Illustration Friday - Metropolis

This weeks Illustration Friday is Metropolis. So I thought I would post this little design.

This is my metropolis, or as metropolitan as my world gets. Although it's an imaginary street, all the buildings can be found in the little market town where I live.

This design is a fabric but also a wallpaper. I figured it would be great to colour in if you wanted to add a personal twist to your home decor.

Monday, 16 February 2015

Illustration Friday - Sleep

This weeks Illustration Friday word is 'Sleep'.

 I couldn't help but post another of my linocut prints illustrating the classic fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea'. The princess cannot sleep because of a pea placed under a pile of mattresses, there by proving she is a princess as she can only sleep on the most comfortable of beds.

The my print is coloured with a collage of beautiful Chinese origami paper.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

New Products on my Red Bubble shop

I have finally had a good sort out on my Red Bubble shop.

 Now you can find all sorts of new products with all sorts of my designs on, including mugs, tote bags, duvet and cushion covers, in addition to the original cards, prints and stickers!

I think I am going to have a seagull mug as it's my favourite at the moment.

If you would like to have a look click here and it will take you straight to my Red Bubble shop.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

An Inspired Exhibition by St Johns Primary School

Inspired by Antony Gormley's 'Field for the British Isles.'

 I live in a small market town called Totnes in Devon U.K. It's sandwiched between the sea and the moor and is an old, pretty, creative little place that I love.

My sons' school, St Johns Primary, had an art exhibition last week,in a local gallery called Birdwood House. The children took their inspiration from where they live and modern British artists. Using a variety of media they created a beautiful and varied show. 

The children are all aged between four and eleven years old. I think their work is gorgeous, amazing and inspirational, so I just had to show you a few pieces of work from the many on display.

The River Dart


The River Dart

Totnes High Street

Dartmoor Ponies


Totnes (showing the castle, hill and town down to the river) by the Reception class.

Totnes High Street

The Old Bridge

The exhibition at Birdwood House

Totnes High Street


Inspired by Andy Goldsworthy

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Illustration Friday - Toy

A repeat pattern soon to be available on Spoonflower as a fabric. The toy train is taken from a tiny linocut print.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Illustration Friday - Nefarious

This weeks Illustration Friday is 'Nefarious'. I couldn't resist posting this linocut of mine illustrating this man who, I think, looks nefariuos.

Saturday, 16 November 2013

seasons - colours - leaves

The top image is a photo of 'Summer Leaves', printed on fabric, it's a design I created a while ago with a view to creating a collection based on the drawings. They were an experiment on my part as I wanted free pen drawings.

This week there is a competition on the Spoonflower site to create a design with 'Fall Leaves' as the theme. This gave me the impetus to play with colours and complete a leafy collection.

Below are the Winter and Spring!

......and it might not mean much to anyone else but I'm rather chuffed that the Spoonflower blog chose my 'Autumn leaves'  from the many amazing entries as one of the nine designs to promote the competition.