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About illustratedbyamanda

Illustrator and time-fritterer extraordinaire

Exhibition aftermath

After a fabulous, frenzied week at The Candid Gallery on Torrens Street, Islington, our MA Show was (fairly unceremoniously) dismantled, solicitously bubble-wrapped, and transported up the M11 to Cambridge, where a pared down version opened in Cambridge School of Art’s … Continue reading

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The Show must…IS ON!!

So… We are now six (?) weeks into 2015 and I have managed to claw my way through the detritus – strewn across (seemingly) every square-centimetre of my house – deposited in the wake of  pre- and post-assessment and Final Show prep, … Continue reading

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Anyone fancy an ice-cream…?

Crisp, brilliant and sparkling though the last few frosty days have been, I have to admit to being pretty much over the winter thing now, thank you. It’s just too damn cold for sitting hunched in an almost entirely sedentary, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve!

Ok, I’ll be honest: I didn’t exactly have a Plan for the denouement of this little Advent illustration caper – I thought I’d just let it evolve “organically” (…) over the course of the 24 days. That way, I could … Continue reading

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Nice try, sunshine…

Left alone in the capable flippers of the short-notice babysitter (i.e. Grandma…) – while his parents brave the crowds of last-minute Christmas shoppers (please, humour me…) – this enterprising chick seizes his opportunity for a little seasonal wool-pulling, of the ‘over-the-eyes’ … Continue reading

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Christmas party shame…

Ah, yes… The morning after the night before: Bernard hung his head and tried not to think about the thousands of photocopies of his penguin-y posterior that were, by now, bound to have reached every inch of the Antarctic (and probably … Continue reading

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A post-lunch ‘constitutional’…

Something akin to the chilly, after-dinner walk children (and, let’s be honest, anyone else who’s become all snuggly and fuzzy-brained in front of a roaring log fire/festively glowing TV [invariably showing an assortment of long-anticipated and frequently disappointing Christmas Specials]) … Continue reading

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