29 September 2010

London fashion week illustration and christmas cards



So these are the illustrations i created for Amelia's Magazine, please head over to the article and have a look at all the designers and other illustrators work, Amelia's Magazine i was really excited to do two illustrations  from the designers at london fashion week. The designers are laura Theiss and Cecilie Bahnsen, the opportunity has been fantastic i don't often have to churn out two complete illustrations in a few days. But it was a really exciting opportunity. 
I really enjoyed using the detail of the watercolours, the top image took alot of work but it was really exciting to do it within a few days,  But it really did boost my excitement for doing more.
This was a really great opportunity that popped up at the right time after a bad situation, so its given me a re-newed energy in myself as an illustrator.
Today i have spent alot of time in my studio, working hard on my on my Paper heart children's book, i having been really geeky, swotting up on illustration agencies and publishing information. Its alot of reading and alot of organization.

So i have also been watching far to many films in my studio today, i watched, yes man because of zooey deschannel, sinbad the sailor I'm not really sure why i watched that, but my favorite has to be Elf, this is really inspired me to create some really cool illustration cards for christmas, so i decided i would show the range of christmas cards up for sale, i am also working on more. These will be available at 









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5 comments

  1. These are amazing!

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  2. oooo crimbo cards!! a lovely visual feast for my cold, cold self :( my hands are like icicles already!

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  3. gorgeous cards ella! love the bear. i was wondering where you get your cards printed? i cant seem to find any cheap places.. (with plastic sleeves aswel)

    also, i think i live in your old house! some junk mail arrived with your name on it! il let you know if anything important turns up!

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  4. I absolutely love the watercolor. Your art inspires writers like myself to keep putting work out there and hoping for the best - thank you for sharing and congratulations on such an amazing opportunity.

    xo
    Lauren
    http://www.loveandstrawberries.com

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