Why are we drawn to particular visual symbols? The beginning of an illustrated journey into symbols and personal mythology
Part of a personal project exploring tension, in relation to meditation, mental health and the body. Dip pen and ink, and digital colour.
An illustration for The Menteur magazine on the topic of ‘Flux’ “Flux: To be in a state of continuous change (mental)” With this illustration I’m representing the continuous state of flux we all find ourselves in emotionally: moving between states which we might define as “strong” or “weak”, “confident” or “anxious”, “competent” and “incompetent”, and so […]
An illustration for The Menteur magazine on the topic of ‘Flux’ “Flux: A discharge of blood or other matter from or within the body” For this illustration I was inspired by my own experience of having sudden nosebleeds in times of emotional turmoil and stress. One way of interpreting this is that, when […]
A new design I just today got made into prints for my upcoming stall at Paper Phoenix indie craft market. I spent many a night half-draped out of my window, when I lived in Northumberland, waiting for messages to arrive (from boys that I liked) because that was the only place with phone signal. There’s […]
New design which I’ll be getting made into prints soon – “Skate Like a Girl”. This one is really important to me – a few years ago I started longboarding after I had a small health scare, when needed to do something for the joy of it (and for a long time I’d told myself […]
Working on some designs for greetings cards, coming soon!