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Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Frosted Wood
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I love the way the frost picked out the rings of the tree. Found on a recent walk along our local ex-railway track trail. As always, you can download the colour swatch over at Adobe Color CC to use in … Read More

Get Creative: Star shaped desk calendar project with free 2020 calendar printable
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Just a quick post to say I’ve updated my most popular blog post with a new 2020 free calendar download. I’ve been making one for myself for the past 4 years, it sits on my desk and is perfect for … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Roses
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One last colour inspiration swatch before I take a break until the New Year! These roses were given to me last week by one of my social prescribing art and craft workshop participants, aren’t they beautiful? They really made my … Read More

Penorama banner illustration for Cult Pens
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Last month I was thrilled to be asked to illustrate the banner for Cult Pen’s newsletter, Penorama. I decided on a Celtic knotwork theme, using lettering based on those found in the Lindisfarne Gospels, and incorporating my Celtic dragons. The … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Tree Funghi
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Back with another funghi inspired colour inspiration swatch, this one from a walk in Thornley Woods this weekend. As always, you can find the colour swatch over at Adobe Color CC, and download it to use in your artwork. Have … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Host of Mushrooms
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A beautful host of mushrooms found on a recent walk. As always, this colour inspiration swatch is free for you to download over at Adobe Color CC and use in your artwork. Have fun!

It’s my book’s first birthday! Sale on now!
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A year ago I published my first book, the “Celtic Knotwork Colouring Book”. It was the result of two years of work, and I self-published it, doing all the illustrations, book layout, photography, working out how best to publish it, … Read More

Illustrations for Consett Children’s Book Trail
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Recently I was really pleased to be asked to create the illustrations and map and lay out the leaflet for the Consett Children’s Book Trail which starts tomorrow. The trail has been organised by Briary Local, who have set up … Read More

Yarn and fibre clear out!
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I’m having a huge clear out of my yarn and fibre stash, items that caught my eye at yarn festivals years ago and that have been untouched ever since! I have plenty to browse through below, clicking on a picture … Read More

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