Drink and Draw Chelmsford

Not a bad evening’s sketching considering I forgot my glasses and we were drawing in a dimly lit pub! Chelmsford’s Drink and Draw group meets monthly in a local pub, organised by Lynn Ex, all welcome.

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Travelling Storyboard Book

I've added the next installment of the Just Imagine Illustrators Group Travelling Storyboard book. Linking the woods, the fox, the bears, and now the mouse on their travels. Where will the story take us next? On to illustrator Hayley Wells to continue with the thread...

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Poster Prize for Illustration

I’m delighted to share my illustration “The Pearlies” which has been accepted for the Poster Prize for Illustration exhibition at the London Transport Museum from this coming February. Organised by the Association of Illustrators, illustrators were invited to create an image for a London Underground poster based on the theme of London Stories.

Details of the exhibition and other accepted illustrations are detailed at

https://theaoi.com/prize-for-illustration/ and https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk

@LTMPrize2019 #LondonStories @LTMuseum @theAOI

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Chelmsford Window gallery

It's great to be part of this fabulous young enterprise showing my illustration work at the Chelmsford Window Gallery during December. Based just along from The Ship pub on Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, the amazing creative mind of Candy Joyce has started something lovely, showing local creatives' work. Go and have a look - 'open' 24/7!


French and Italian Editions

Pleased to share these French and Italian and Editions of Yawning Yoga written by Laurie Jordan and which I illustrated.

Published by Macro Editions. Originally published by Little Pickle Press, Source Books Inc.

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Ice skaters

It's starting to feel like Winter here in the UK, so I'm excited to share a new cold and icy image with you! 'Iceskaters' is also available as a new, signed limited edition, Giclee print.

Follow the link to see all the details in my shop here 

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Thanks bookroo.com!

Thanks for inviting me bookroo.com to share my work as an illustrator on your fabulous children’s book website. I’m looking forward to sharing new books on there soon.

Pop over to their website here to have a look!



I made a pretty poster for an event that was sadly postponed till further notice, but the process was fun so I thought I’d share!

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New Shop!

I have now added a link to a mini print shop in the menu of my website above.

You can now order certain high-quality Giclee prints directly via the shop, such as my new “Chelmsford” map image and “The Tree of Family Life” picture.

Ideas for Christmas gifts maybe…

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Chelmsford Map #2

I'm very excited to share my new updated Chelmsford map, which includes lots of the city's exciting new venues worth visiting, as well as some old favourites of mine!

High-quality, limited edition of 100, signed Giclee prints of the image are now availble to purchase at A2 on Brilliant White Fibaprint paper for £45 (+ £5.50 p&p)

Please use my shop in the menu or contact me directly to order. I hope you like it!

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Chelmsford Map #2 WIP

Starting with a detailed pencilled drawing (following LOTS of pencil sketch planning!), I then stretch hot-pressed Arches water-colour paper and start painting. Many hours of detailed painting, drawing and collaging are then digitally ‘tidied - up’ before the final image is ready to go to Giclee print. You can see the finished image in my next post.

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To celebrate the Just Imagine Illustrators' Group finding a fabulous new venue to convene, this month's brief was to illustrate the word the venues title, "The Transition".

My image shows the transiotion from Winter to Spring.


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Chelmsford Arts and Cultural Festival

Phew! Just installed some pics with Matthew Brazier and natalie eldred at The Transition, Chelmsford as part of this week's Chelmsford Arts Fest. Also have some illos at The Rivermead Gallery at Anglia Ruskin, Chelmsford. Work up from 23rd June - late July. Go and see!