Growing Places Zine

Super pleased to have been involved in Hayley Wells’ Growing Places zine. Such a lovely project timed perfectly for today’s Small Press Day. Also included are beautiful pages by local Chelmsford artists Charlotte Collins and Candy Joyce.

Available from Hayley Wells.

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Illustration Illusion

Illustrating can be a secretive business. I’m busy with picture book work, but the illusion might be that I’m busy doing nothing!

I love this illusion of my work setup taken by the fabulous photographer Polly Alderton DollyandFife

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Summer Exhibition

I convene the Just Imagine illustrators Group in Chelmsford near London. We are busy preparing to install our Summer exhibition in the newly refurbished, soon to be open Chelmsford Museum. Do come along and see some fabulous illustration from 20 July - 1st September.

We’re a little bit excited!

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More Chelmsford Tales

This bay tree decorating a new ceramic pot is one my Dad have to me around 20 years ago, as a small cutting. It’s followed me around and now lives in my garden in Chelmsford. It even houses a sparrows nest this summer! I’m adding this to my growing Chelmsford Tales collection…

The Chelmsford Tales

I’ve been enjoying learning how to make ceramic potts of late over at the fabulous Makerspace in Colchester. These are my first attempts and part of the collection #ChelmsfordTales are entitled “3ft People Festival” and “Fling”.

#WorldBeeDay

A sneaky preview of some super bees I’ve been working with for a piece under the brief of “Wildlife” for the Just Imagine Illustrators Group’s Summer exhibition. Thanks Class 1B at The Tyrrells School for your fabulous drawings I’m incorporatiing in my artwork : )

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"Pearlies" Poster

You can still see this detail of my shortlisted poster image along with 99 other “London Stories” illustrations at The London Transport Museum in Covent garden until 14th July.

Some fabulous winning poster images, including the winners which will be on the London Underground soon!

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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!

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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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