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AAF Battersea

My current preoccupation is oil painting – I’m halfway through a ten-week course and am very much enjoying it. So, during this morning’s visit to the Affordable Art…

The Little Art Society Logo

A Little Logo

I’ve been working with kids’ art party/workshop organisers The Little Art Society on their branding and we’ve finalised their new logo – here it is, along with the very…

Elaine Turnbull

AAF Hampstead

A bit tardy, but here are my favourites from last weekend’s Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead. My first time to that one (usually I go to Battersea), and…

Quick and Easy Quilts

Technically…

Last year I was commissioned by Kyle Books to illustrate some technical diagrams for this lovely quilting book, written by Lynne Goldsworthy of Lily’s Quilts. They needed illustrations…

Julie Nelson

AAF 2016

Lots of good stuff on show at last week’s bi-annual Affordable Art Fair in Battersea Park, as is traditional now here are a few of my favourites… Jane…

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Craft A Creative Business

This book was published ages ago, and I’ve been very remiss in not having including it here! I was asked by Search Press, the publishers, to do lots…

Pink Heart Amour

Love Is In The Air

I’ve just added four new personalisable prints to the Paper Penknife range – all hearts, in plenty of time for Valentine’s Day!

Zodiac

In The Stars

I’ve been working on these illustrated signs of the zodiac for AGES, and am thrilled to have finally finished!! It’s a textured, collage style that I’m going to…

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Open Studios

I’ve had my studio at 401 1/2 Studios on Wandsworth Road in South London for just over a year, and this weekend is the big weekend – the…

Conde Nast magazine

Conde Nast Traveller

Last month I was commissioned through my agency (Lemonade) to illustrate a mini bar and icons for a Condé Nast Traveller Middle East article. It was a lovely…

50x70 framed

Photocall

I’ve been working away this week on Paper Penknife – revamping the shop with some long-overdue photographs. I had to get over a mental hurdle that was stopping…

Paper Penknife Instagram

Paper Penknife

Hurrah! This week I launched my online personalised print shop – Paper Penknife. I’ve been thrilled with the feedback so far, now I just need to get some orders…

Forgotten Ways

Forgotten Ways…

I received this lovely book in the post this week – it’s full of traditional home-making and craft ideas. I was commissioned to do some instructional illustrations, and…

Flamingo

F is for…

My new online print shop venture – Paper Penknife – has been slightly delayed due to an upcoming holiday (no bad thing), so while I’m waiting to launch…

Hello Phoebe papercut

Papercuts & Prints

This is a papercut I did recently for my friend’s new baby. I’ve been doing these as commissions now and then over the past couple of years, but…

Neals Yard Remedies

Neal’s Yard Remedies

Another of my favourite projects was this pattern design for Neal’s Yard Remedies’ Mother & Baby gift boxes. I still go into their shops to have a quick…

Colouring Book

I Can Colour Everything

This has been one of my favourite commissions so far… I always wanted to illustrate a colouring book, and I Can Colour Everything was a bit of a…

Pamper Your Pooch

Pamper Your Pooch

Around this time last year I was commissioned to do some illustrations for this lovely book. There was already excellent photography in place, and I added instructional diagrams…