Monday, June 20, 2011

creatures of the night

i've been working on this for a little while now, felt like i couldn't get it quite how i wanted it. you may have seen parts of it here and there. i think it's all done now. what do you think?
special thanks to my cat jelly for allowing me to draw him. he's a good boy. meow

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

it's live!

a couple of days ago i made a little journey up to birmingham to see the grand unveiling of the pointe blank exhibition ... i realised half way there that i had forgotten my camera, so unfortunately i don't have any shots from the night apart from this quick one luke took on his phone (thanks luke) i managed to refrain from sticking my leg up on the bar and posing like a ballerina for the shot

the exhibition was held in one of the birmingham hippodrome dance studios, a very fitting venue i thought. i'd only seen a few little snippets of people's work before the exhibition so i was eagerly awaiting seeing the whole collection together on display ... and ohmygosh it didn't disappoint! i was really impressed by the quality of all the pieces and how unique they all are - despite all being based on the same brief. but you really shouldn't just take my word for it, take a look for yourself. the collection is now available online for your viewing pleasure - keep an eye on the pointe blank blog for photos of the opening night, and also future updates relating to the project (there were talks of the work possibly being shown at different venues this summer)
exciting stuff

i personally would like to say a massive thank you to claire hartley and rob lindsay for inviting me to be part of such a brilliant project, and also a big well done/pat on the back/high five to them for making the exhibition such a big success

Tuesday, June 07, 2011


here are a few little sneaky snippets of my illustration for birmingham royal ballet's pointe blank project ... 
i didn't mention before but some of my soupa chums are taking part too! ♥
to see more sneaky peeks of what's to come head on over to the event's face page or blog 
the collection will be unveiled on monday 13th june ... exciteddddd!

Thursday, June 02, 2011

beards & bears

you may have seen in a previous post that i made a bearded lady for the first issue of heart&lungs zine ... well my little drawing made it onto the inside cover ... lovely stuff! this issue features an interview with the rather fab sandra dieckmann, upcoming events and projects to get involved in and lots of other beard and bear related goodness ... have you got your copy yet? if not, there really is no excuse ... you, yes you choose what you want to pay!

pointe blank

i have been invited (along with a small selection of other artists) to take part in a pointe blank project with birmingham royal ballet, to create an original piece of artwork inspired by the story Coppélia.  the collection will go live on 13.06.11 at the birmingham hippodrome and online ... more details to come.
see here for full details about the project, info about other artists involved, and little sneaky-peeks of what's to come ...