This past week Instagram has been full of fantastic stories and illustrations as part of Folktale Week. This was my first year joining and I wrote my own story called…
I've been super busy the last few months, so here's an autumn round-up of some of the stuff I've been up to recently! Folktale Week I'll start with the thing…
How is shopping for clothes in your local Sue Ryder or British Heart Foundation like creating an illustration?
Illustration inspired by the little brown bat that lived in "The Tunnel" on my terraced street.
A picture book Nativity illustration inspired by the time I was an angel in the primary school Christmas play.
See all my AuGhost illustrations together and find out which are my favourites.
A deep-dive into the creation of WADE, a picture book by Nicola Schofield, highly commended in the Macmillan prize for illustration 2023
My journey from original watercolour landscapes to picture book illustrations via a myriad of materials. And why I still keep coming back to watercolour.
Coffee drinking Christmas dinosaurs, Reindeer, trees and a sea of Santas, all running in the snow. Sometimes the crazy bits of illustrations come straight from life.
We can all get too close to our work when we're in the middle of it. We need some distance to be able to judge images for what they are, rather than what we hoped they would be.
Work from an urban sketching workshop with Isabel Carmona, focussed on creating depth and defining space with expressive line and energetic solids.
At the end of February I spent a day life drawing reptiles at Crocodiles of the World in Brize Norton. Six of us gathered away from the main enclosures, in…