My Sketchbook

August 29, 2019

Here is a sample of my design entered into Spoonflower's Neutral Retreat design challenge.

The dried grasses were hand-drawn using my homemade oak gall and walnut shell ink.

You can use this link to vote for your favourite designs!

August 22, 2019

Here is a little sample of the designed for Spoonflower's design challenge on the theme of moths. 

The moths were drawn using graphite sticks. Watercolour paintings were used to add the pattern fills in the moths.

To vote for the designs you like, use this link, 


August 20, 2019

A misty, moody scene of trees form the motifs for the Georgian Grove collection. This was inspired by early mornings in the Ontario, Canada landscape.

A series of monochromatic watercolour paintings, using only Payne's Grey, were scanned and the pattern assembled in Ph...

August 17, 2019

Playing around with a watercolour painting and Adobe Capture just for the fun of it. 😁

Here is the original watercolour sketch, 

Using Adobe Capture, I created two patterns.

I seem to migrate to pink, orange and circles 🤔  

August 14, 2019

Trying out dip pens and paintbrushes with my homemade ink. I'm planning on using this ink to do the drawings of grasses and plants for my next collection.  

I just love this ink! I find I get very interesting variations in colour and texture when using pens and brushes....

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