I’m having a quiet night in and this stupid doodle happened. Yeah Maggie really is quite big. She’s excellent.
Author Archives: Lara
I was in a meeting the other day that went on for hours. I say meeting, it was more like a lecture except I didn’t learn anything. Anyway, looking over my notes, I think I may, *may* not have been enjoying it. My fav bit might be the little bird legs at the bottom, as if a […]
Congratulations you guys! My lovely friends got married yesterday and it was fab! Having recovered from a slight hangover and sore feet from too much stupid dancing, I feel now is a good time to post their invite! It was great fun to work on! Brutalist architecture is interesting, I’ve never really looked at it […]
I posted a little detail picture of this a while ago, but here’s the finished cover! Originally it was a bit brighter, but the author felt it needed a little darker, more melancholy feel to it and he was right. Had great fun with layers of textures! I like this style, I may play around […]
I had to draw some hippos for a cover recently and I always start with some rough sketches. There are lots of photos of hippos yawning but to me it always looks as though they are upset about something and yelling! So among my sensible sketches for the cover, I doodled this stupid one and […]
I finally got around to grabbing the photo of this little papercut off my camera. My lovely friend Fran commissioned it for a friend’s brithday. Yey! Happy belated birthday Frances. The blue paper is really tactile and satisfying, shame the photo doesn’t really do it justice. Mmm paper!
Remember this illustration I did for the Doedemee fighting illiteracy project? Well, you can buy it if you like- all big and shiny and lovely! Some of the dosh goes to the charity, so you get pretty things for your wall and feel good as well- hurrah! All the other posters from the project are […]
Hey, sorry it’s been a while. I’ve been busy working away but not really doing exciting things to blog about. Tsk. Must remedy that. In the meantime, here’s a little sneak peek at a book cover I’m working on for a friend. Will post the finished illustration soon. Ooo texturey!
It’s been snowy and chilly and you know what? I maybe also just watched all of series 2 and 3 of The Killing… maybe.