Sami's Blog

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Tales of Unity

Earlier this year I entered some illustrations into the Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2019. The theme was ‘Tales of Unity’, which is a lovely concept to work on in contrast to the news. I hadn’t entered the awards in a few years but it felt right this time, I have developed my illustration style since last […]

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Tammy Character Design

I recently thought to myself, I need a brand new character of my own! Somebody I can create scenes with, give a personality to and create a story for. I sketched up a character design that I liked and Tammy and her toy bunny, Grape arrived! Tammy was the character I needed, she helped me work […]

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Little Red and Her Basket of Bread

It had been too long since I created double page spread illustration to go alongside a story. I’ve been working on character design and incorporating backgrounds into my illustrations recently so it’s the perfect time to jump into a new picture book layout. Let’s draw a brand new sequential illustration! I chose the fairytale Little […]

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