My journey in digital art

As the year is winding down, I often feel it’s a time for reflection and consideration of time that has passed. I am currently studying Digital Design at university and thought it would be a good opportunity to share my journey creating digital art. From my early work in 2008 to my most recent in…

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Typography Practice

For the past 8+ weeks I have been studying typography. I have been learning valuable lessons on many ways to; express meaning, communicate clearly, organise information and how design has evolved (and continues to evolve). What I have found particularly fundamental to developing my knowledge has been both in exploring ways that words communicate to us, through…

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Artprompt.xyz

I created a new website called Artprompt.xyz which is a very simple art prompt site, to hopefully inspire anyone who may be in a creative slump. I decided to make Artprompt.xyz because sometimes I don’t know what I want to design and I just want to be able to have a simple prompt. I had…

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ScanNCut

I recently brought a ScanNCut cutting machine, which allows you to scan and cut shapes and patterns with great precision and awesomeness. I have always fancied the idea of being able to cut out my own designs, to create stationery and stickers. I could do this by hand, but I have found my ability to be…

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Website Design Practice

I decided to spend some time today practicing website design and made some simple HTML/CSS layouts. For a long time I have felt overwhelmed with the idea of trying to create a website design. It felt like so much had changed, with ‘responsive design’ and having to make layouts work in all kinds of browsers. I…

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I wrote a book

I am so thrilled to announce that I have completed my first children’s book. The book is called Tom and Geraldene and tells the story of a little boy (Tom) and his toy giraffe that becomes real (Geraldene). Tom wants everyone in his family to meet Geraldene, but not everyone can see her. I have based this…

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Room Renovation: Complete

I am so pleased that my room renovation is finally complete. The final step was decorating and I had a lot of fun doing this. There is still a few items that I want to add to, such as the owl lamps I like, storage boxes for the top of my wardrobe and cloud shelves.…

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Random creative things I want to do (at some point)

I love creative things. This is a list of random creative & crafty projects that I want to do (at some point). Write/Illustrate my owl children’s book (I have this about 80% complete) Design/Illustrate a mood journal to use to track moods (an actual paper journal) Have my own designs printed onto stationery (notebooks, stickers,…

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Bye Bye 2014!

A new year is almost here and that brings 2014 to a close. This year was a strange one. I lost two animals (Tigger & Flapper), started free hosting again, created two new blogs (Cute Magic & Why Blue) and tried not to push myself mentally. In 2015 I would like to: Make a plan…

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Floating Elephant Fella

A few weeks ago I received a wonderful gift in the mail from the very talented Jess Racklyeft of Jesses Mess. It was so kind of Jess to send me a print of a very adorable floating Elephant, card and bookmark.

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