Tag Archives: nature

bugs

i’m working on a series of insect-based illustrations using ladybirds (or ladybugs), as the starting point. here’s the first two i’ve completed. there’s been some new challenges in producing them – although they only contain about 40-50 individual cut pieces … Continue reading

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riso printing @ rope press

i recently attended a riso zine workshop at the splendid rope press in birmingham.  i’d been wanting to attend one of their workshops to learn a bit more about and have a go at the risograph printing process for a … Continue reading

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may your christmas be bright and happy

season’s greetings… wishing you a happy christmas and all the very best for 2015. (my illustration and the sentiment was inspired by victorian christmas cards that like to depict birds on a cold winter’s day. I like that they are … Continue reading

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season’s greetings

well, hello there. i hope that you all had a great christmas and i wish you all the best for the new year. it’s been a while since i wrote on here (so my first new year’s resolution is to … Continue reading

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birds

i worked on these little critters a couple of weeks ago and was really chuffed with how they turned out.  they were a lot of fun to do so i’m going to do more of them and develop work that … Continue reading

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seed heads

in the recent group exhibition with which i was involved, i exhibited 5 pieces of work – only 4 of which have appeared on here previously.  they were thistles, bramble, fence and crow.  the fifth piece was one which i … Continue reading

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crow

so… the fourth piece in the series is again inspired by a brief glimpse of something while i was out running earlier this year.  i looked up, saw a bird in the bare branches of a tree and thought – … Continue reading

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fence

following on from the last blog – the third piece in this series was inspired by a fence.  in particular – what was in front of the fence and what was behind it – with the fence acting as an … Continue reading

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