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Comic Strip Workshop

I figured it was time I was a little brave so I took up the challenge to run my first workshop at the local library.  The library staff were really keen for me to show how to create and illustrate a children’s story.  So we decided to do a 2 hour narrative workshop to create [...]

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Message in a Bottle

Last week something very exciting happened while I was on my daily dog walk down at Freshwater Bay. Wilson (my black lab) and I were wandering down the pebbled beach when we spotted a little green bottle floating in the water.  This one had a cork in it which I thought a bit strange and [...]

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A recent and very fun commission!  Osborne House asked me to create an Alice in Wonderland illustration to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the book.  I designed the illustration for use at a children’s activity day where the kids can colour in the design and create their own thaumatrope. A thaumatrope is a toy that was popular [...]

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A new fairytale themed artwork to fit within my current watery theme. This original artwork is currently on display and for sale at my ‘Tales of the Sea’ exhibition at the Quay Arts Centre on the Isle of Wight.  The exhibition runs from the 21st June to the 5th July 2014. More details here.

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The Friday night preview, for my ‘Tales of the Sea’ exhibition, was a great success and a wonderful way to round of the hardwork of the last few months.  Thank you to those of you who came to enjoy a glass of wine with me it was lovely to meet you.  It was a busy [...]

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A recent project I have been working on for Freshwater Independent Lifeboat to commemorate the launch of their brand new lifeboat.  A big event on the 4th of May was organised to launch the lifeboat- it was a very grand affair and a brilliant day out! I had a little look at their new lifeboat and [...]

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So last weekend saw the Islands very own ‘House of Chilli’ introduce the Island to its first ever Chilli Fiesta- and what a Fiesta it was… You may or may not have seen the illustrations I have created for the House of Chilli and specifically for the Chilli Fiesta event.  If you haven”t check out [...]

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Open Studios 2013

Last weekend was my biggest event of the year so far and my second open studios!  The sun was shining and I couldn’t wait to greet the visitors to our house, nor could Wilson our black Lab, he was loving it!  We decked out the front garden with lots and lots of bunting and had [...]

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You may have seen that recently I have been creating some illustrations and artwork for the ‘House of Chilli’ on the Isle of Wight.  Well on the 27th and 28th July 2013 they are hosting the island’s first ever Isle of Wight Chilli Fiesta.  Its all very exciting!  On the day there will be an [...]

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This week a rather exciting little package landed on my doorstep.  As I eagerly tore open the envelope I could instantly see it was from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) who had set me my very first project for this year.  In fact it was a fantastic project to get me into gear and kickstart [...]

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