Tag Archives: watercolour

Back to school…

OK, a good 5 weeks after actual schools (and, ergo, Marvellous Dave…), but yes, last Thursday, 2 October, was our first day back to the graphite- and miscellaneous-other-art-media-scented studios of the Cambridge School of Art, and marked the commencement of … Continue reading

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Inter-wedding post (an unapologetic[ish] miscellany)

Well then… Another long ol’ hiatus from the blogosphere – precipitated, I would just mention, by an inordinate number of social engagements and hither-and-thitherings, the abundance of which myself and Marvellous Dave (M.D.) have been, hitherto, somewhat un(or perhaps, more accurately, … Continue reading

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MA progress (2 of 3)

So, having battled through the second module of the course – and, dear reader, my last blog post, if you have been diligently following (profuse thanks, if so – and apologies for the rather dry, unrewarding nature of both textual … Continue reading

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Illustrators: Assemble!

So, after the disgorging of sketchbooks from the initial stages of the MA, I had intended to continue in uncharacteristically logical, sequential fashion by posting further sketchbook pages from the second module (appropriately entitled ‘The Sequential Image’). However, I felt that … Continue reading

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Quadscotch

Apologies in advance for the rather narrow and niche audience this second post of the day (what, two doses of verbal effluvium in just one day…?!) this is likely to have any relevance at all for, but for those more familiar … Continue reading

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Watercolour ‘wildwood’ wedding! (Yeah, try saying that after the speeches…)

The last couple of weeks have amounted to something of a maelstrom of activity, incorporating the completion of several small, private commissions, a masterclass in dummy-book creation orchestrated by the always-brilliant British SCBWI, a Mummy Pollard visitation, a trip to … 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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Anniversary art…

Just a fleeting post again, I’m afraid, as I’m busy hunting for safety pins, toe-sized plasters and other essential race-day accoutrements by way of equipping myself (in the only manner that is now possible [given the late stage in proceedings]…) … Continue reading

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Happy Nearly-New Year!

2013, eh? A fresh, astoundingly efficient and admirably wholesome start to a shiny new year, eh? Ha. Well, as the more astute among you may have noticed, this barely qualifies by accepted PR standards as a new year communication (despite … Continue reading

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Last of the festive flock (I promise)!

It has been a frenetic couple of days – hence the long, echoing time-vacuum between this and my last post on 16 Dec – and unforeseen ‘developments’ in my work schedule since Monday mean that the mere skip-hop-jump between here … Continue reading

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