This is the last part of the series. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. That’s it! I hope you enjoyed accompanying me on my trip to Florence. I’m pretty sure it’s going to be my last sketch diary for a while. While I love to make them, and amContinue reading “Florence sketch diary: last day in Florence, and thoughts about sketch diaries”
Here’s day 5 of our trip. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. Read on to Day 6, when I switch over into ‘work trip’ mode.
Here’s day 4 of our trip. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. Read the next entry for a big discovery, plus the only cat in Florence.
Here is the final part:
In which we are on the last leg of our trip home, and continue to hit problems. … and that was the end of our trip, but there’s an epilogue, so please do come back one more time tomorrow.
In which things start to go awry. Here’s part 7
In which we experience the typical Lake District weather. Here’s part 6
In which I have a mini comics epiphany. Here’s part 5
Here’s part three of our trip to Kendal. Now here’s part 4
If you haven’t already read Part 1, start here. And here’s part 2: Here’s part 3
I’ve been absolutely up to my neck in the Draw The Line project (comic artists drawing positive political actions that anyone can take), but when Hourly Comic Day rolled around, I couldn’t bear the thought of not taking part. I’ve participated for the past three years, and the concept chimes very well with my tendencyContinue reading “My #HourlyComicDay 2017 in full”
I’ve finished my latest sketch diary, depicting our eight-day holiday in Devon and Somerset earlier this year. I’ll be sharing it on here soon, as soon as I’ve scanned it, and fixed a couple of pages where the wording isn’t laid out in a very readable way. Such are the perils of drawing on theContinue reading “The mystery of the unobtainable sketchbooks”
Happy International Women’s Day! I’m truly delighted that my Stockholm sketch diary (detailing the trip I took to be an unlikely fashion model for Gudrun Sjödén) has been printed out and will be available to Gudrun shoppers around the world today. Gudrun Sjödén stores always celebrate International Women’s Day (after all, their founder is aContinue reading “Pick up my Stockholm sketch diary in any Gudrun Sjoden store, for International Women’s Day”
This piece of graffiti is a fairly new addition to an underpass on one of my running routes. I enjoy graffiti and street art well enough, but my goodness, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a piece of it that spoke so directly to my own concerns. I’d like to meet whoever scrawled this andContinue reading “Can I be a mother and a successful artist? Hmm, let’s see”