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mokuhanga prints in my shop

I’ve just put some of my new mokuhanga prints in my online shop. I printed these while I was in Japan and have just completed signing and preparing them. There are two versions of this little imaginary trumpet flower, one … Continue reading

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Nathan’s wedding

My friend Nathan asked me to create some illustrations for his wedding invitations, and I came up with several ideas for the three different event cards. Each card had a slightly different level of formality, so I tried to accommodate … Continue reading

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HOBBS High Street Kensington part 2

The new HOBBS store in High Street Kensington, London is open! And lots of my specially commissioned illustrations are framed and decorating the walls…I was asked to create illustrations for the stores, in a variety of styles, that reflected their … Continue reading

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London flowers

I’m in London for an early Spring, and enjoying the flowers in the changeable weather. I’ve been experimenting with mixing watercolour and pen and ink, and drew some peonies for my mum.I visited Petersham Nurseries with my parents and had … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree

Last weekend we went to the Joshua Tree National Park, and I fell in love with the hot desert air, the tiny delicate flowers, and the freaky weird, but gorgeous trees…It was like being in a prehistoric land, I expected … Continue reading

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A friend gave me a lovely bunch of flowers, and I was inspired to do a watercolour sketch. White flowers are always my favourite.

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I went to the launch party of the new Bonaveri mannequin collection ‘Aloof’ this weekend, hosted by Blue Studio (a favourite client of mine) in London. The display of the mannequins, the delightful dinner and the utterly gorgeous display of … Continue reading

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wedding loveliness

Designing and illustrating for my own wedding has been a pleasure. Stressful, but full of joy too. I created all the stationery first, with a green/pink/brown/white colour palette, and occasional border of green watercolour leaves, and then carried this through … Continue reading

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Karen’s wedding sketches

I did a few sketches while at my friend Karen’s wedding. It was held in the University Chapel in Glasgow, which was rather grand and imposing, but everyone was so happy and beautiful it felt warm and cosy. I really … Continue reading

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