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  • Beer illustrationsBeer illustrations 9 July 2018
    It’s starting to look a bit like I’m obsessed with alcohol… (who me?!) These beer illustrations follow on from the cocktail illustrations I did last week. I’m not actually much of a fan of beer, though I don’t mind half ...
  • Cocktail illustrationsCocktail illustrations 5 July 2018
    These cocktail illustrations were inspired by a brilliant girly week away I had with some friends last week. I’m usually more of a wine girl, but it was so hot that the icy cocktails were really hitting the spot! We ...
  • Elvis Drawing - Thank you very muchElvis Drawing – Thank you very much 13 June 2018
    I had a bit of fun this week doing an Elvis drawing – one of my stick figure portraits complete with blue suede shoes… What do you think? And which other famous people do you think I should do stick figure portraits ...
  • Wildflower DrawingsWildflower Drawings 23 May 2018
    These wildflower drawings were inspired by one of my walks along the canal near where I live.  The weather has been so gorgeous lately and the all the different wildflowers looked so pretty in the sunshine. I decided to pick ...
  • Tower Bridge drawingTower Bridge drawing 9 May 2018
    Today I was working on a Tower Bridge drawing and it got me thinking about when I first saw it. For those of you who don’t know, I wasn’t born in the UK. I grew up in South Africa but ...
  • Illustrator, Artist, Maker or Doodler?Illustrator, Artist, Maker or Doodler? 4 May 2018
    What am I – an illustrator, artist, maker or doodler? There’s a podcast I often listen to that interviews people who sell what they make on Etsy. It’s called Etsy Conversations and one of the questions the host Ijeoma often asks ...
  • More Custom PortraitsMore Custom Portraits 25 April 2018
    Since I first started doing the custom portraits of stick figure couples for Valentine’s Day, I’ve expanded my range of personalised drawings a bit, so I thought I’d showcase some of the stuff I’ve done. I’ve now done a range ...
  • Interesting Facts about Greeting CardsInteresting Facts about Greeting Cards 16 April 2018
    Some interesting facts about greeting cards… Did you know that in the UK we spend an estimated £1 billion on greeting cards annually? The average person apparently sends around 55 cards per year. I know quite a few people don’t ...
  • Wine Decisions - Red or white?Wine Decisions – Red or white? 1 March 2018
    Sometimes the simple decisions are the hardest to make… This design is available on the greeting cards shown below from my Etsy shop – good for (almost) any occasion! Don’t forget that if you subscribe to my newsletter you can get ...
  • Mums, Moms and All Types of MothersMums, Moms and All Types of Mothers 26 February 2018
    I grew up in South Africa so my mum is actually my Mom. I remember when I moved to the UK the trouble I had trying to find birthday and Mother’s Day cards for her that didn’t say ‘Mum’ on ...