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I absolutely loved reading  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, so much so I had a little attempt at illustrating scenes and quotes from the book. I think the idea of a black and white circus was bound to appeal to me as a lot of my drawing is strictly monochrome. To see more of the cards please check out my etsy page

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I have finally set up an Etsy shop and have been busy computering away when really I just want to draw!

But here are the first fruits of my labour, postcard packs on sale! A Halloween themed set of 5 and a Roald Dahl quotation 5 card set. I can’t resist the postcard, collecting, framing and sending, and it was such a thrill when my very own illustrated cards arrived.

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This is a simple inky pen drawing, with adjustments in Illustrator. The quote is “O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head” (poet – Thomas Hood)

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This is a poster I have recently completed for my creative writing class. We are having a nerve-wracking reading of some of our own pieces of writing. Having been repeatedly told that I have a ‘little voice’ I need some kind of Brian Blessed style projection help or my performance is looking to be a cross between Marcel Marceau and Whispering Bob Harris!

The poster uses my own drawings adapted and coloured in Illustrator, the curly font is called ‘Alice In Wonderland’ and I think it fits in well with the theme.

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