Monday, January 07, 2013

tattoo a banana




I had to try this, tattoo a banana with a pin & the image turns darker throughout the day.

So much fun- great little project to do with children, or anyone!

I read about it in Tattoo a Banana: And Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything Into Art by Phil Hansen 
You can buy the book here

Sunday, January 06, 2013

two new pieces and one i love you







A little pencil & watercolour study of Olympia, 'Seems I have a jungle growing out of my head' and 'someone to love' illustration I did for John last valentines on what I thought was the perfect title page from an old book I found in an op shop.

I've added these to my sketchbook pages section on my website - you can see here


Saturday, January 05, 2013

Happy New Year!

I haven't posted anything here for ages! I can't believe it's now 2013...

One reason I haven't been blogging recently (I didn't realise it had been quite so long!) is because I have been illustrating lots and moving house - with several books out last year such as Princess Betony and The Unicorn, Ruby Learns to Swim, The Greatest Mothers Day of All and books that I have recently finished & due for release this year include Princess Betony and the Thunder Egg and Easter Bunny's Helpers. 

I also illustrated the ABC 2013 Sing! music book for schools and the third Matty Forever book cover, Matty and Bill for Keeps. 

I have been posting on my new website on the news page and trying to get that up and running, I am still updating it and haven't finished putting all my books up yet, but its getting there. You can see it here

For now here is an illustration for some wrapping paper I recently did for Simson cards.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Monday, January 16, 2012

Friday, October 28, 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011

my book in german!



I was so excited to receive the German mini edition of 'Count My Kisses Little One' in the mail last week

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Thursday, September 15, 2011

little bird pattern for country style


This months Country Style magazine has a little cosmetic bag as a free gift that comes with it, pattern designed by me...