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I’ve just finished the Introduction to Screenprinting course at the Bluecoat and absolutely loved it, I have caught the printing bug from our great teacher Mandy Hills, she’s got the skills! I think the print room is my new favourite place to be!

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Artwork for a competition I have entered. Based upon the Florence and the Machine song  ‘Only If For A Night’. I used various ink drawings mirrored to create a surreal, dreamlike, through the looking glass feel. The drawings all coming together into the shape of a moth as a symbol of the nocturnal.

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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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A few sewing projects I have been working on, I have sew many ideas of what I could be making it’s difficult to stay on one project! Expect a lot more craftiness in the coming months with some for sale!

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My first attempt at embroidery! An embroidered version of ‘The Bird Tamer’ with quotation, ‘the owls are not what they seem’ taken from Twin Peaks.

Using a simple back stitch, black thread and white cotton.

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Pen drawing, colouring in Photoshop experiment.

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