Thursday, 17 December 2009

drawing superstars

so, heres a few more people that have been making me happy today ....the wonderful work of liv bargman - she can't help but make any ones day a little bit better, check out her site here her style reminds me a lot of oliver jeffers with the collage/hand drawn approach and i think its absolutely magic. this book cover in particular makes me want to live in her drawings.

Sunday, 6 December 2009

so I have been super excited for christmas this year and been designing all my own gift tags (which is strange seeing as \i still havent bought any of my christmas gifts yet).but theres still plenty of time, so i'll keep drawing christmas themed things until i feel time is really running out!

Friday, 4 December 2009

I am also in the process of updating and revising my porfolio and as soon as its done ill preview a few bits and bobs on here because ladies and gents its time I showed you all some of the good stuff. Ooo and before I tootle off....anyone in manchester get down to Islington mill this sunday for some christmas goodies courtesy of A CHEAP AFFAIR where my lovely friend kate alexandra mcleish will be selling some exciting hand made delights. do it.

Just thought i'd post some work of people I am really loving at the minute.........I seem to spend hours discovering some beautiful work on the magical cyber web!firstly, someone I only stumbled across recently, the illustrator jill calder. such lively and happy drawings that makes me want to paint all night and day long.see her website here

Monday, 28 September 2009

I also have been experimenting with Photoshop and Illustrator developing some work and heres a wee example of my alchemy......

Sooo....with another up coming exhibition, I am looking at doing some more 3D illustrations with a difference!I'm really keen to explore this aspect of my work and my brain is brimming with ideas on this front so i have a few things to get cracking on. Ahh its all good.

Friday, 11 September 2009

a little bit of exciting

well, with well meaning wishes to keep up with the blogging (which unfortunately havent appeared to materialise) i promise to get better.Anyway, just thought I'd add a wee comment about my first exhibition since finishing the big U.N.I, a small selection on my illustrations will be on show at Nexus Art Cafe on Dale Street in MAnchester from this evening. This is exciting for me and I hope to move on from this with confidence and fond memories. I must also say, to quote the insightful beastie boys 'check-check it out'.

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

So, I have been working hard recently at trying to figure out what it is that drives me, why i want to make art - because its something I have always after a long time of feeling lost i have begun to scratch at the surface of feeling purposeful. And about bloody time.

And its all about the drawing.

Sunday, 1 February 2009

new beginnings......

OOO isn't this exciting?! Welcome to my very first blog....hopefully soon you will see some work put up here and if you're very lucky, some daily snips of my very ordinary life. But ordinary is good, believe me.