#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...

#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...

#illo52weeks Week 6: Magic

Feb 17, 2015
“Abracadabra!” said the little blue penguin. For this illustration I have used Copic markers, Artline pens and collage materials....

#ill52weeks – Week 5: Kitchen

Feb 10, 2015
I thought I wasn’t goiong to come up with an idea in time before the day ended. I had a need to do collage and so I thought I would give that a go in a rather tentative fashion. I finished just ...

#illo52weeks Week 4: Bugs

Feb 10, 2015
I’ve always liked the style where the illustration looks like it has been coloured onto a black background. So I though I would have a go using sketchpad.io. As you know copying a style is a gre...

#illo52weeks – Week 3: Retro

Jan 27, 2015
Retro could mean so many things. Definition of retro : ret·ro adj. 1. Retroactive: retro pay. 2. Involving, relating to, or reminiscent of an earlier time; retrospective: “As is often the case...

#illo52weeks – Week 1: Fairytale

Jan 12, 2015
Yes, it’s that time of the year again when you are up for new challenges. I cannot believe how quickly last years illustration challnge founded by Tania McCartney went. And I still cannot believ...