Day 28: Flowers from a friend
Created with pencil, pen, and watercolour
You can read the intro to my 30 days, 30 illustrations challenge here.
Day 4: My studio Orchid.
“There are always flowers for those who want to see them”
– Henri Matisse
Illustration created with Parker ink, watercolour, pencil, and composed in Photoshop.
You can read the intro to my 30 days, 30 illustrations challenge HERE.
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I thought I would share one of my recent time-lapse/ sped up videos of my drawing and painting process. ‘Vintage Rose II’ is one from a series I started recently which are all on newsprint paper. I wanted to use this paper as it creates a completely different feel from cartridge or watercolour paper, which is what I would usually work on, and the ink also reacts differently on this paper. Being from a printed textiles background the paper is the closest thing to fabric in a way, which is why I was drawn to using it! It is very fragile and light. I plan to do more of these videos, so please click the ‘subscribe’ button on my youtube channel to be notified when I upload new work and so that I know you want to see more! 😉
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Last year I was approached by Threebrand to work with them on packaging for Brodies, coffee and tea merchants from Edinburgh. I had to do a watercolour illustration – following a brief for each – for 6 different teas for their new pyramid tea collection. It was a great project to work on, and I am thrilled with the beautiful outcome. And, free tea is always a bonus when you’re a tea fiend like me!
-You can see more images of the final illustrations and final products on my Béhance portfolio here. Below is a selection of some of my favourite images from work in progress pics, final illustrations and of course the final tea packaging!
ps – the teas are delicious!