I was asked to do a commission for a ‘special’ birthday for my client’s mother. It was such a beautiful card already that I was slightly terrified to touch it. And with its pop up centre, there were some practical issues too!! I was rather pleased with the results and lack of smudges.
This was a little bit of calligraphy I did for a wedding between two of my best friends. I’ve always been really interested in typography and was lucky that my local college ran a short calligraphy evening course. It gave me a great starting point. It’s really satisfying to be able to say something you… Continue reading Wedding Calligraphy
When small creatures expire, they often do so in such an elegant manner. The crane fly is a fine example, with its great long spindly legs creating interesting shapes and intriguing shadows. Living a short fast life of clumsy bumbling, when they lay to rest they are almost like ballet dancers. Disclaimer: All deceased insects were discovered… Continue reading Crane Fly: Deceased
Ah, the poor house fly. Seen by many as such a pest. I’ve always had an affinity with those which are shunned by society; rats, pigeons etc they are so misunderstood. Who can fail to see the fuzzy teddybear like qualities of a close-up house fly? Of course, when he’s curled up with his tiny… Continue reading House Fly: Deceased