Archive of ‘illustration’ category

Today I have been working in my studio on some new designs, as well as revisiting some old ones. I often find that when I try something new or a design works well I am inspired to use this development on one of my older work too. Read more…

Final Project

So the countdown has begun.  Preparation is underway for my degree show.  After a lot of brainstorming I have decided to draw some illustrations around the subject “new shoes”; always a good subject! note to self – don’t get carried away with market research – it could be expensive! My initial drawings have been scanned into Photoshop […] Read more…

Ooh La La

Still musing about lettering I have decided to make a cushion.  To make the appliqué lettering I applied some Vilene Bondaweb to a square of fabric and then cut out the lettering using my Sillhouette plotter.  The”Ooh” uses a lovely mustard and grey butterfly fabric from Westminster Fibers and the black “La La” is cut from a flocked adhesive vinyl. […] Read more…

Cursive

I am wanting to add some handwriting to my designs.  The trouble is that after years of using a keyboard my handwriting is awful, so recently I have spent some time looking through tutorials on cursive handwriting and started practicing writing legibly. Read more…