#illo52weeks – June’s Illustrations

Jul 1, 2015
June is a busy month for me – lots of writing deadlines for a variety of competitions, submissions to prepare for editors at the CYA Conference this coming weekend (so excited and nervous) and t...

#illo52weeks – Week 11 & 12

Apr 2, 2015
Week 11: Green Gelli printing / collage Week 12: Costume Artline pen / collage We break up for the Easter holidays today. I am sure Easter was on my mind when I completed Week 12’s Costume illus...

World Poetry Day

Mar 20, 2015
I follow the blog ALPHABET SOUP and today they announced the following: ‘In 1999, the United Nations declared March 21st as World Poetry Day. That’s today!’ As an aspiring writer some of...

#illo52weeks – Week 10: Night

Mar 18, 2015
We are often encouraged to create art in the style of a particular artist. I did this at college. I know that children do this in school with artists such as Van Gogh, Matisse or Miro. It is a good w...

#illo52weeks Week 9: Texture

Mar 10, 2015
As usual I mulled over this week’s theme of ‘Texture’ until I came up with an idea of what image I wanted to do and what medium I felt would work the best. I was going to do a Kookab...

#illo52weeks – Week 7: Coffee

Mar 5, 2015
Watercolour, white posca marker, copic pens, artline black pen. I’m not a coffee drinker so this weeks theme stumped me a bit. In the end I opted for a gossip scene! I’m pleased with my l...

#illo52weeks – Week 7: Farm

Feb 25, 2015
Week 7: farm I struggle to illustrate animals and enjoyed the restrictions of the squared paper – don’t ask me why – I have no idea? Medium used: pencil, copic markers and Kikki.K ge...