COVID-19 Cartoons: Combatting Bunkermode & Balancing Escapism
Making contact with the outside world can help put things in perspective...

COVID-19 Cartoons: Combatting Bunkermode & Balancing Escapism

Cartoon update #3 In my last post, our avid news addict took some time out from his all-consuming news feeds to enjoy a few relaxing activities (to be honest, he…

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COVID-19 Cartoons – Managing Information Overload
Calling mum is always a good idea ;) and, checking in can help take your mind off the news

COVID-19 Cartoons – Managing Information Overload

Cartoon update #2 What began as a few quick sketches, reflecting on the current state of the world... keeps growing with a pretty constant flow of inspiration. Safe to say,…

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Recent Work and Reflecting on COVID-19
... or, are you Bunkering Down?

Recent Work and Reflecting on COVID-19

With the world in a vastly different place compared to just a few short months ago, I sincerely hope that you are doing fine and are finding ways to cope…

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Introducing the Royal Spades
Queen of Spades in colour - with black spades in the artwork

Introducing the Royal Spades

My new deck of playing cards is growing with the fourth suit starting to take shape.  Time for the Jack and Queen of Spades to make their entrance ... The spades are defined by…

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Introducing the Royal Diamonds

The Diamond colour palette is accentuated by green - and after a week of painting, three Diamond courts are excited to step on to the scene. I will be showing comparisons between the…

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Meet the latest Playing Card: King of Clubs
Preview: in colour Queen of Clubs

Meet the latest Playing Card: King of Clubs

In tarot, the King of Rods (or Wands) is loyal and trustworthy. He also shows up as a natural leader, a great listener and a creative visionary, in short - he…

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Tarot and Playing cards – Artwork update

After delving into pen and ink drawings it's time for a digital painting update ... In this Tarot themed post you'll find a preview of the latest additions to my upcoming playing cards ...…

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Artistic Journey: DeviantArt Contest

What does your artistic journey look like? Do you have a straight path, a meandering track full of detours, or a journey with many stops and starts? An artistic life…

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Web-design update: Swim club and Gardens

In this post I thought I'd show two of the latest websites I've been working on. Earth vs Water - Gardening vs Swimming... both different, but in some ways similar - as in…

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Illustrated pre-Christmas Wrap

It has been a busy busy time lately, which unfortunately has led to a terrible decline in posts. To remedy this slightly, here's a little wrap of what's been happening…

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Card and Print designs

Line drawing is so much fun! I found a new sketchbook the other day (in a really cute 5" x 5" format), and have been busy filling it with whimsical drawings: The…

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Dog Overboard

I went on a sunny bike ride with my friend Amanda today... Along the way there was a lady walking her dog...  the little fluffy thing was on a lead,…

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Tarot – The Sun – and some drawings

My latest card in the tarot series is The Sun; traditionally this card often has the sun clearly depicted in the centre of the card, with other elements in the…

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Design and Cartoon update

This first illustration is part of a cartoon I did for a friend. I did have a lot of fun drawing it - especially as it is based on an…

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