In November I was approached by a lovely lady who I met earlier in the year at a talk about creativity and women. She told me of her plan to propose to her boyfriend and she had very specific ideas in mind. She requested that I draw important moments in their relationship and each of these moments would be leading up to her popping the question she gave me detailed stories and we talked back and forth on tiny details to make sure nothing was forgotten. The illustrations where spliced together with music and pictures into a short film which was played to her boyfriend on christmas day….He Said YES!!
I had great fun working on such a joyful commission, love and happiness with pink and teal and Elvis wedding officiants are awesome.
Well it happened and it was awesome. It was awesome because the people who came to create with me where an amazing bunch of ladies. The sun shone the doors were open the music played and the conversation flowed freely.
I have been throwing myself into painting and enjoying the new freedom with just lifting a palette knife or brush and dolloping out paint to to make marks in large free sweeping movements to not think too much about the
Here we go May day and all the fresh starts. Been Painting and mark making to beat the band…finding my feet and feeling comfortable with pallet knifes and brushes laden with paint, heavy textured paints so different to the inks
I have been busy busy with life and drawing and going back to painting. I have tried out new things in a older manner revisiting a few older ways of working. Here have a look see what you think and
Well I have been busy back at work and haven’t really had time to do a huge amount of creative work. Having started to work into an old book that I bought at a thrift store I don’t have
As the countdown to the season contiunes or for some of you is just starting to bite at your heels…not yet nipping at your toes, those of us that work in the arts and crafts business need to be on
As part of my aim to engage with more makers out there I have in my head, signed up to a month long daliy illustrate a theme for October- Halloween- spooky- drawloween on Instagram. I have had fun and fustration
I have a deep dark secret, so many works that have flown from my head, mind heart have gathered in the corners of my house, into the back of books, stored on shelves, stacked on top of eachother. Kinda reminding
I make and make and make everyday. Or, I think about making all the time. I horde all the work I make in files by my desk. All work I made while I was studying for my MA is
So I have been In the midst of a making organising uploading frenzy its been busy and a head wreck. Please enjoy the work let me know, stay in touch and share as I could do with the help Shouting