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Axolotl Adventurer

December is definitely the most hectic month of the year. My search for the perfect gift for friends and family takes it’s toll as nothing is ever good enough. Mixed in with friends coming home for Christmas, various Christmas meals with work, my netball team and a party with my brownie troop, it can be […]

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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 these days. I hadn’t entered the awards in a few years but it felt right this time, I have developed my illustration style […]

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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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