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I have recently illustrated and designed the artwork for the Winter Arts Market held every year at St Georges Hall Liverpool. Not only was it a great honour to be commissioned to create for this but also drawing crafty girls riding on lions is a lovely way to spend your time! The fair is a 2 day event hosted by Open Culture, it’s a great place to do your Christmas shopping and I can’t wait to take part!

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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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A new tote bag I’ve been working on, I love the old black and white horrors, especially Elsa Lanchester as the bride of Frankie (but Elsa he just wants a friend!) This was a sketch I did then machine embroidered onto fabric. Lots more to come!

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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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A photography session with Mark Lea. A sunny day in April, Green Dress Green Beret.
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A selection of cheeky easter bunny girl drawings, collaged together and coloured in illustrator. The quote is “I’m youth, I’m joy, I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg” (James Barrie)

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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 simple inky pen drawing, with a tiny bit of cleaning up in Photoshop. I have a lot of these black and white drawings and I digitally mess around with them a lot. However I’m in two minds whether to keep them black and white or to get some colour in there! This was one of the first ones I did, I like to draw quite whimsical, fairytale scenes then to add a pair of evil eyes watching from under the bed!

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