Norwich Tapestry Design – Case study

Norwich Castle is an iconic landmark on the city’s skyline, but it is also one of Europes most important early Medieval castles. ‘A Royal Palace Reborn’ is an exciting, Lottery funded project that will restore the original rooms and floor levels to the castle Keep, giving visitors an opportunity to  experience a Normal Royal PalaceContinue reading “Norwich Tapestry Design – Case study”

Things to Consider when Creating Illustrated Visitor Maps 

Visitor maps play an important role in any visitor attraction. They provide an instant overview of the site on arrival, help visitors to easily navigate the area, promote walks, highlight services (e.g. toilets, shop, café), encourage people to visit key areas, and make a lasting visual impression of the site. They’re usually found on welcome boardsContinue reading “Things to Consider when Creating Illustrated Visitor Maps “

It’s been a while!..

Well, It’s really been far too long since I posted in here. So, quick roundup. After a busy end to 2012, working on a craft book, we had a nice, chilled out Christmas. Then January came around, and I got thrown into lots of exciting projects. Maps, Activity books and layout projects, never-ending snow, weddingsContinue reading “It’s been a while!..”

November Roundup

A little November update, and a little peek at some of the stuff i’ve been up to in November (and some of October… I’ve been a bit slack at keeping track!) Well.. November seems to have shot by. It’s now the first day of December, and i’m wondering where all the time has gone.  LookingContinue reading “November Roundup”

Frankfurt Illustration frenzy

In September, I was commissioned to produce a set of 104 smallish illustrations for various projects going off to be showcased at Frankfurt book fair earlier this month. It was a daunting project with so little time. But I managed to pull it off! All in all there were 104 illustrations to do. 21 animals,Continue reading “Frankfurt Illustration frenzy”

Norwich Print Fair

I can’t get over just how quickly this year has gone! It really doesn’t seem a year since the last Norwich Print fair exhibition. There were some fab artists at this years fair, and if I had more money, would definitely have bought something more than a couple of postcards, hopefully next year. There wereContinue reading “Norwich Print Fair”

Autumn goodness

A quick little Sept/Oct update, and an Instagrammy snapshot of what we’ve been up to in Sept/Oct. It’s been a little while since I posted anything on here. I’ve been pretty busy with some exciting new projects, and getting illustrations ready for the Frankfurt book fair. So the last couple of months have been fullContinue reading “Autumn goodness”

Patchwork Cushion Mk.2 – Tutorial(ish)

In the light of my recent worky projects I’ve been feeling a little bit crafty, so I decided I’d have a go at another patchwork cushion. Whilst I was making it, I thought it would be fun to take a few photos and post up a bit of a tutorial… I took the pictures onContinue reading “Patchwork Cushion Mk.2 – Tutorial(ish)”