Saturday, 30 November 2013

Let us spend our lives chasing the tiny moments.

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Thursday, 28 November 2013

Giveaway: My Essential Art Supplies

To say thank you for all the lovely support & to celebrate my blog turning 1 a couple of weeks back. I'm doing a special giveaway. I'm giving away my essential art supplies, things I can't live without. Those are a A5 hardback Seawhite sketchbook, four uni pin fine lines in: 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, Winsor & Newton pocket sized watercolours & a pentel aquash water brush pen. I'm also giving away a A5 Deer prints. One lucky person will win all the art supplies plus a A5 Deer print.
The giveaway is international, so anyone can enter. It will run for two straight weeks. The giveaway will end at 4pm GMT on Thursday 12th December. You will have the chance to enter everyday until the closing date, just take a look below to find out how.

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Friday, 15 November 2013

Another Day Older.

I started my blog on 15th November 2012. If you've read my 'About Me' page you'll know I started my blog to share my work, my random thoughts, what inspires me and to talk about my ordinary life. I think I can say I've done that. You've read about my broken foot and how annoyed that I still have the bloody cast on. You've saw my little inspiration posts about what's inspiring me at the time, which by the way I love putting together. I've shown you the insides of my sketchbooks and what I'm working on at the moment. I'm surprised I haven't bored anyone to death yet. 
This past year my blog has grown so much. To date my blog has had 3,850 pageviews and that’s bloody big amount. I’m still find it strange that people actually read my blog and it’s even stranger that people actually leave comments to say that they like my work. Its mind boggling but I appreciate when people do say they like my illustrations. I really do love blogging. I've met some really lovely people through blogging too.
I just want to say a big THANK YOU, to everyone that's visited my blog and stayed to look around. THANK YOU to anyone that's ever said they like my work. THANK YOU to anyone that's actually thought I want to see more post and follow the blog via Bloglovin or here on Blogpost.

'To celebrate my blog turning 1! I'll be doing a special giveaway. I wouldn't tell you what's going to be in it yet but I think your going to like it. It wouldn't happen in this post because as you know I'm still in my cast and haven't been able to go out and get the stuff yet but fingers crossed it will be soon. I'll keep you posted!'

Friday, 4 October 2013


Right now I'm sat in bed with a broken foot. Yeah, I have a broken foot. To be more specific, I've broken my fifth metatarsal in my right foot. While everyone is in the studio today, I'm stuck in my flat trying to get use to using my crutches. Believe me, it sucks. My hands are aching and sore. Enough of me moaning, Ill take about what project I've been getting up to in the studio.
Dewey Decimal. You'll find a 'Dewey Decimal' in libraries. It is a numerical organisational classification of books. We were given a number at random, mine was '730' - 'Sculpture And It's Reproduction'. I can say it's not my kinda book. The aims of the project is to create images in response to a subject that we have little knowledge about. I started by writing down my first impressions of the book. Then moved on to cutting words and mix matching words up. 'Naked Authority' was the first words I was experimenting with, taking pictures from magazines and words from the book and covering up bits of the illustrations with the words. 'The Portrait of Frankenstein' are two separate words from the critical views page put together. The next idea was playing around with the word 'reproduction'. Creating etching of well known sculptures and then print them onto A1 paper/card. But with a broken foot I can't get into the printmaking studio until I'm not  hopping hazard.
Another project I have going along side the experimental illustration module is 'Self-Promotion' part of the 'Exploring Digital Illustration'. The project is to express ourselves creatively through self promotion and create our own visual identity and making a name for ourselves. Gaining more knowledge about Photoshop would make my life easier. Week one, was to create several alternative solutions, with out first and last names. Writing my name over and over again is making me think I'm writing it wrong. Experimenting with my type is a bonus too.
I'm also working on entering Company Magazine's - 'The Company Academy 2014'. Click on the link to find our more about it. It's my prefect brief, involving the Spring/Summer 2014 shows.
Oh & the plus side to having a broken foot (if there is one) is I have more time to draw, seeing as I can't work and I can hardly move about that well.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

The way you move, it terrifies me.

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