Filling the new house with art… (Part I)

As I may have mentioned a couple of times, Max (my boyfriend) and I moved house last week and we've been trying to make it as cosy and homely as possible. (You can read our moving story here). And, with both of us being illustrators, we needed to get some pictures on the walls asap, … Continue reading Filling the new house with art… (Part I)

Wandering around the Welsh countryside (We’ve moved house!)

Hello! Apologies for not posting for over a week, Max and I finally moved house on Monday! We've been so busy unpacking boxes and spending too much money in Ikea for the last six days, but everything is coming together so nicely now. (I hope to do a "house tour" blog post soon, so keep … Continue reading Wandering around the Welsh countryside (We’ve moved house!)

The Jacket of Glory – Part III: Ohh Deer & uStudio

Part three is here! (Check out parts one (Pin Club) and two (AdamJK & Veronica Dearly) here) Every Thursday I share with you a little bit more of my pin collection and this week is time for all the pins and patches I got from illustrated gift stores Ohh Deer and uStudio. Starting with Ohh Deer, all … Continue reading The Jacket of Glory – Part III: Ohh Deer & uStudio

15 Tips for Making the Most of Art School

I recently graduated from Hereford College of Arts and I wanted to give you some tips on how to make the most of university; art school in particular. I just want to add, I didn't live in student accommodation so can't really advise on anything like that, but good luck if you are! 1. Be … Continue reading 15 Tips for Making the Most of Art School

Punky Pins had a seconds sale and I couldn’t resist.

So yeah, I was recently browsing Punky Pins' website and they had a huuuuuuuuge seconds sale on so who am I to deny myself some beautiful additions to my collection? (Also - supporting independent businesses is a good thing to do, yo). Firstly, I'll explain what a seconds sale is - it's when a seller has … Continue reading Punky Pins had a seconds sale and I couldn’t resist.

Winsor and Newton Designers Gouache vs. Turner Acryl Japanesque Colour Gouache

I started my gouache journey three years ago when it appeared on a list of recommended supplies when I started art school - I went for Daler Rowney's Simply Gouache because it was the cheapest I could find. Throughout the course of art school I, like everyone else, struggled with finding a medium that excited … Continue reading Winsor and Newton Designers Gouache vs. Turner Acryl Japanesque Colour Gouache