Saturday, 20 August 2011
I carry a really lovely leather sketchbook with multicoloured pages in it to use as a sort-of memory bank for all my ideas, things I need to do, etc. Sometimes I doodle in it, and I thought I'd show a few pages that I've done.
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Bit late to be posting about this, as it happened about 3 weeks ago, but anyway I've been meaning to write! My little sister turned 21 and as it is an important birthday, I decided to make her present really fun. I bought a selection of small, fun birthday presents ranging from bath bombs, to stickers, to a Swatch watch, wrapped the presents up in different colour paper, and wrapped the whole lot up in inconspicuous brown paper. I bloody LOVE brown paper.
I also bought a card which had a dog dressed up as a rapper on it, because that's just hilarious. I decided to jazz it up a bit by making awful jokes, drawing bottles of booze, and writing THUG LIFE on his paws (I was going to write PUG LIFE but it's not a pug and that's just silly.)
Here's what was inside the mysterious brown paper parcel. On each of the different presents I attached colourful tags and wrote "Happy 21st Suzy" in different fonts on one side. On the other side, I wrote different memories from when we were kids. It took me about 2 hours to do all of this, but it was cool because I had a lot of fun doing it.
For her birthday cake, me and my mum wanted to do a photo cake so I had a look on the internet and came across PHOTO CUPCAKES from a website called Caketoppers. Anyway, after getting really excited we ordered 21 of them and put 4 different photographs on them from different parts of her childhood (sob).
She well liked them.
And here's me (on the left) and her. I'm not actually crying here, by the way. The rest of the weekend involved a lot of drinking with some good friends and a cheese fight. The clean up afterwards was horrific. Brie is difficult to get out of the carpet!
Sunday, 14 August 2011
Usually I'm a big fan of repetition, especially in my illustration. However at the moment I'm not really loving the repetitive nature of my day. I took this line from the Black Ghost's song 'Repetition Kills You', which has a fun video with lots of trendy people doing stuff in it.