A few examples of the commissions I've been working on recently.
Illustration for Brendan Bear, a book about loyalty and love. Written and illustrated by me! Not yet in print, but watch this space!
The Thing That Happened
Sample page for a chapter book for children becoming independent readers.
Oh Fish, No Fish!
Digital illustration sample page for a picture book about a very curious fishy.
A book for children all about how to be happy! By Coral Bowley, illustrated by me!
An example of working through ideas with a client. Coral Bowley and I talked through lots of ways of representing relationships. This is a rejected idea!
When I work with an author, there are lots of drafts and rewrites/ redraws. This is the very first draft of a page for a book about happiness. Pretty scrappy in this incarnation!
Sloth information text
I sometimes like to mix photographs with my hand drawn illustrations, like this one for a book about animal habitats. Gotta love a sloth.
A simple illustration from the book about happiness for Coral Bowley.
Pimp My Profile
In aid of the charity, Mind, I spent a lovely weekend drawing people's profile pictures.
Custom Digital Portrait
Another example of a portrait hand drawn digitally.
Digital family portrait
Digital line drawing offering a striking look
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Print of my digitally drawn courgette and cheeesy pun
Custom family watercolour portrait
A family portrait painted from the client's photographs. Watercolour on A4.
Work in progress sketch
sister portrait in the making
A personal, hand painted watercolour with details of the day your child was born.
Cat from Let Me Come In Pie Corbett project
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Frida Kahlo Shrink Plastic badge
Honouring the fabulous first lady of selfies, Frida Kahlo with this kitsch hand drawn badge.
Available to buy from my etsy store.
Come Fly With Me
Shrink plastic pendant on a silver plated chain. Made to order. Hand drawn. Can be personalised. Contact me for details.
origami boat necklace
Shrink plastic pendant on a silver plated chain. Made to order, hand drawn. Can be personalised. Contact me for more details.
Children's Theatre Production props and stationery
For an exciting touring children's show explaining dementia. I designed props, programmes and these stickers for the children!
I love making quick, observational sketches from real life or photos.
Iris Apfel badge
A commissioned piece. I love Iris and I love a commission. WIN.