yellow teapot with a mushroom pattern – daily sketchbook

September may be the start of Autumn or the rather literally named American version "fall" ... but it's also cosy season, where your occasional cuppa becomes a daily event, just for the joy of a warm beverage in your ever colder hands. So of course today's daily sketchbook page features a (novelty) yellow teapot with... Continue Reading →

painted pumpkins – daily sketchbook

Apparently it's pumpkin spice season now. September is definitely giving autumn vibes already and I'm definitely not mad at it given the hot hot hot summer we've had in London. What's your opinion on the painted pumpkin craze? This page had an acrylic* background that I painted, like the last one for the mushrooms yesterday,... Continue Reading →

magic mushrooms – daily sketchbook

Mushrooms come in so many different shapes and sizes and colours. These are just imaginary ones but perhaps there are as yet undiscovered ones that look exactly like this, in Faerieland perhaps? My imagination is my escape. Life can be hard sometimes, and lately in the UK it's just getting more and more stressful, surprising... Continue Reading →

Popular British beer

Sometimes, having a simple conversation over a drink can spark an idea for an illustration. That's exactly what happened when I asked my husband why he prefers IPA over any other type of beer. Planning out my artwork and confirming the beer 'colours' And he said that's not exclusively what he drinks, and he also... Continue Reading →

punny, funny father’s day card

Who doesn't love a good pun, right? And fathers in particular, given their predilection for "dad-jokes"! Mine is no less, and since he loves fried eggs (on toast with jam like me), it had to be sunny side up. This one was illustrated on my trusty iPad Pro in Procreate. The gadget was pricey, but... Continue Reading →

quick draw LIVE!

Remember the last time I did a live quick-draw on Instagram?! Well, it happened again, as one of the demos for the Super Seconds Festival in my previous post and it was so much fun! My followers suggested a variety of fun things to draw (mostly dogs!)... And it was an adventure in paint and... Continue Reading →

studio vlog #7, the last vlog of 2021!

Hi everyone! Can you believe it's already time for the last vlog of 2021?! Happy New Year!!! I look forward to making more videos for you! You can also watch on and subscribe to my YouTube channel. There are subtitles available, and the transcript is below if you need to read as well as watch.... Continue Reading →

painting a crafty fox

Sly as a fox” is a traditional saying, painting the fox as a very crafty and cunning hunter in many fables and stories, so, over time, the fox became associated with trickery. I painted this fox in an instagram live "quick draw" the other day; it was requested by Sinead of The Crafty Fox Market,... Continue Reading →

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