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Oodles of Doodles!

While grappling with a couple of other projects this week that have proved rather more troublesome than I had anticipated, and desperately casting about for new procrastination exercises – having exhausted all the usual suspects, and a few other more … Continue reading

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MORE MA sketchbook outpourings (1 of 3 [sorry…])

ADVANCE WARNING: There follows an-already-slightly-mouldering (these are now pretty old drawings…) ‘glut’ of sketchbook-based posts charting my progress/stumble through the last couple of modules of the MA Children’s Book Illustration course, after which I promise a more regular (in terms … Continue reading

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Unloading sketchbooks…

A few more pages from the sketchbooks – to try and mitigate the over-abundant wordage of yesterday’s post… Again, from the Observational Drawing module at the start of the course (a brilliant way to deconstruct ideas of what it is … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday: that’s LUSH, that is…

Well, actually it’s mainly overdue and one of the lamest pieces of drawing I have produced in several weeks, but in the interests of attempting to retain my seat on the Illustration Friday train (head, hands, feet and all other … Continue reading

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Jayne[y]’s got a gun (and it’s called Vera…)

It was Marvellous Dave’s birthday last weekend and, following a serious drought of illustrative, er, juice, I decided (at the very latest minute, of course…) to rustle up something Firefly for the occasion: This also dovetailed nicely with one of my … Continue reading

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It’s just not cricket…

(…No, but is it tennis/some other identifiable category of sport…??) A quick Illustration Friday offering in response to the week’s topic, protest.  Something along tennis-themed lines, inspired by the warm, fuzzy after-glow the collective British public seems to be (still) … Continue reading

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Superhero Sunday!!

Apropos of nothing in particular – bar, perhaps, the suggestion by a fellow SCBWI-ite at last weekend’s Masterclass that my illustrative style might lend itself to comics/graphic novels (whether said contemporary had genuinely identified an avenue that they felt I … Continue reading

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SCBWI Illustrator Series – ‘Producing outstanding art samples for submission’, with Egmont’s Sarah Malley

‘Afternoon, all! Somewhat disorientated (as I have been) by the the recent occurrence in the South East of a phenomenon known as ‘sunshine’, this post comes to you a day or so later than originally intended. Appealing to your generously … Continue reading

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A tentative return (again)…

Well… I see that it’s now, um, June (*ahem*), and with the still somewhat contested arrival of the British summer comes the very latest in a succession of (previously, rather short-lived) attempts to resurrect this woefully neglected little blog… The … Continue reading

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Send her packing!

I know, I know – there’s been woefully little going on in this inconsequential little corner of t’internet over recent weeks, but just thought I’d shoehorn in this (rather smudgy) small offering for Illustration Friday before last week’s farewell topic … Continue reading

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