New Prints in my Etsy Shop


In case you haven’t already seen them, I have 2 new giclee art prints available right now in my Etsy shop. The first is this red and white heart illustration on beautiful Somerset Enhanced Velvet textured paper. It’s also available as a greeting card, which would be perfect for Valentine’s Day.


The other print is of my very popular Bunny illustration. This one is also available as a greeting card, which I think would be great for Easter but both cards are blank inside so you can use them for any occasion you choose.

Both prints and the greeting cards are limited in number so don’t miss out – head over to my shop and place your order ready for this week’s post office run!



Urban Sketching: At the Tate Modern


Last Saturday I went along to another enjoyable London Urban Sketchers meet-up. This time it was at the Tate Modern Gallery at Bankside and it was great to catch up with a few friends and meet some new people. Although it was a beautiful, sunny day, it was extremely cold so after this first sketch of St Paul’s Cathedral I retreated indoors to warm up.


My second sketch of the morning was from the 6th floor of the main building looking north-east towards the City.


After checking in with the rest of the group (and there were a LOT of people there this month!) it was time for lunch. I then took a few photos from the top floor of the new extension to the gallery, known as The Switch House, before heading down to the 8th floor to draw my third and final drawing of the day looking west over London.


The whole group met again at the end of the day to share our sketches and take a few photos, and then I made my way home to rest and defrost.


Portfolio Building and New Items in the Shop


At the beginning of this month my friend Marissa and her friend Heather announced that they were going to be sharing drawing prompts each week and anyone was welcome to join in. Each month has a theme – January’s theme is ‘hygge’ – and each week there are 3 prompts within that theme. So I’m joining in with this as a way to build up my portfolio and perhaps create some new work to share with you in my Etsy shop.

This week I’ve only managed to finish one of my illustrations so far but no doubt some weeks will be like that. This coffee illustration is from week one of the challenge and this, along with some of the others that I’ve made will be in my online portfolio for you to browse very soon.


In other news, I’m continuing to add some more products to my Etsy shop. So along with the new notebooks, this Sunshine original artwork is currently available for purchase. It’s A5 and painted in acrylic paints with Pigma Graphic pen for the outline. And there’s an A5 turquoise vine original illustration available to purchase as well.

I’m also offering some of my greeting cards as bundles, or sets, which save you some money. I’ve grouped together a few cards on the same ‘theme’ and given you a discount for buying them together.

There’ll be some more new stuff in my Etsy shop next week and of course, I’ve got all my other individual cards, prints and original work too. Do some shopping to brighten up this cold, grey January!

New Notebooks in my Shop!


My Etsy shop is now open again and I’m excited to let you know that there are 2 brand new notebooks available for purchase, including this one featuring my watermelon pattern. Grab one (or both) now in my Etsy shop! While you’re there you might want to pick up some greetings cards, which currently have 30% off the usual price. These low prices are not permanent so if you’ve had your eye on any of the cards, make sure you get them now, because once these designs are sold they are gone forever.