Baby cartoon gift
I’ve had hardly any time to draw recently because my daughters have been taking it in turns to be ill and their schools have different holiday schedules which is driving me a little bit crazy, but I have managed to finish a gift for my niece of special moments throughout her first year! (Names and…
My daughter’s very nice substitute teacher is leaving as her real teacher is returning after a prolonged period of absence. She’s had this substitute teacher since the beginning of term and as this has been her first term of school, I think it’s going to be a bit unsettling. Tomorrow will be the leaving breakfast…
I’ve lived in Belgium for nearly 15 years of my life now, so thought I would do a gallery retrospective of all my paintings and watercolour postcards of Belgium: Acrylic paintings: Brussels watercolour and ink postcards 10x15cm: Before we had kids my husband and I lived in Ixelles near the Flagey ponds, so I did…
On the swing
My youngest daughter on her swing. We went to see the David Hockney exhibition in Brussels together so I took some inspiration from his Normandy landscapes and the way he does his brushstrokes (well i-pad strokes?!) for this watercolour.
A drawing for my niece on her tenth birthday of her and her poodle Kitwana.
Siblings in lockdown
A gift for my niece and nephew for Christmas of some moments they had during the course of this very strange year.
Twins birthday gift
For privacy I haven’t included the final image, but I edited my drawing on the computer so that the twins names and date of birth were written on the tree trunk. And voila! a (only slightly!) belated birthday gift for my friend’s daughters.
Quentin Blake Illustrations
I loved going to the House of Illustration when I was doing my Cartooning Course at St Martins College. Quentin Blakes illustrations are amazing, and it was so interesting to see the way he storyboarded his illustrations and technically how he created the watercolours (there is a great video of him painting several illustrations from…