Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Kits and Kittens

It's been a couple of weeks since I updated as I've been so busy getting ready for various fairs and shows coming up. The first one of the Autumn was a big event at Chapelfield Gardens in Norwich. A really successful day and beautiful weather all day (thankfully!). Thanks to everyone who humoured me and my Percy photobooth! Even my ma in the bottom left corner!

I have also now listed my handbag handles as kits in the shop which means that you can now make them yourself in whatever crazy fabrics you like. They come with step by step instructions and downloadable pattern. It means they are more affordable for those who can't afford the ready made versions. It also frees up my time so I can concentrate on the illustration and stop trying to do absolutely everything!

I recently finished reading Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger, a beautiful book. I always find it hard to let go of characters when I've been immersed so deeply in their world so this illustration was inspired by Valentina and the Kitten of Death. If anyone has any book recommendations I am always all ears!! You can buy this giclee print on premium Hanemuhle Fine art paper here.

A busy weekend coming up with Clutter City in Norwich on Saturday and then Handmade and Timeless at Ipswich Corn Exchange on Sunday. If you're in the area please come by and say hi!

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Hearts full of badgers.....

As you can see from my earlier post I am doing some pieces for the RSPCA Affordable Art Fair at Norwich Arts Centre.

The badger cull has really touched me having already sold work for the Badger Trust so I thought I would continue the theme. This is the first of three pieces to go in.

Monday, 9 September 2013

Upcoming shows....

Thought I'd put a list together of events coming up if anyone fancies popping by and saying hello! Lots coming up this Autumn! (*bites nails like a nervous chipmunk*) -

Chapelfield Gardens Charity Craft Fair
21st September 2013 10am - 4pm

Clutter City
Norwich Arts Centre
28th September 11am - 4pm

Handmade and Timeless 
Ipswich Corn Exchange
29th September 10am - 4pm 

RSPCA Affordable Art Fair
Norwich Arts Centre
4th October 12pm

Designer Makers Market
Old Spitalfields, London
19th October 11am - 5pm

Renegade Craft Fair
Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London
9 + 10th November

Designer Makers Market
Old Spitalfields Market Hall, London
16th November 11am - 5pm

Norwich Makers Market
St Thomas's Church Hall, Earlham Road
7th December 11am - 4pm

Wells Christmas Tide
The Maltings, Wells
14th December 11am - 7pm

Designer Makers Market

Old Spitalfields, London
21st December 11am - 5pm

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Making their way......

A whimsical illustration of the cats somewhat sensibly and quite literally making their way off the planet! 

(available as an A4 or A3 print in the shop)