Collage animals with Lorna

As our little seaside community gets battered by Autumnal storms a merry band of crafters met together on a Sunday afternoon to collage animals. The workshop was run by the uber talented Lorna Apps-Woodland (ace name!) and was held at craft cafe Make.

We arrived to find an A4 envelope with our names on and inside everything we needed to get started including templates of a hare, fox, owl, bird and cat drawn by Lorna. The large table behind us was covered in all kinds of paper ephemera, vintage magazines, books and washi tape. For nearly 2 and a half hours I was in absolute heaven, cups of hot tea were supplied as well as yummy cake and relaxing music. If you have never been to a workshop before I thoroughly recommend it. Although I am an artist and make toys /illustrate most of the week you can never learn too much especially from other artists. Be inspired and make time to make.

I made two dachshund collages inspired by my beautiful dog Margot and can’t wait to make more at home

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Tigers, foxes, ladies and pipes.

Sorry for not posting for a while i have beed laid up by rogue food poisoning and having a chilled weekend fishing for crabs with the kids. Today I have decided to post up some recent work of mine, enjoy.

Some new work…

 

 

 

 

 

All of this turns me on.

 

Cant stop listening to this band and dancing around in my heels.

 

this look rocks my world

via: Honestly WTF

literally anything by Andrew Groves makes my day

 

I do so dearly hope we can stock his work in the gallery, or I would totally love to work with him!

Im currently working on a series of prints about a fox going on a grand tour of Europe with his man servant Caruthers who is a polite otter.

Giving friends foxes.

I made this little guy. His new owner Elliot says…

…named him Albin
hes the quietly wealthy type, enjoys jazz, chuck jones, pastis, trips to the south of france and has an irrational fear of handles falling off of hot drinks

 

 

He’s a soft 3D version of this guy who features a lot in my drawings.

 

Im glad he has found a lovely home and has a great name!

Cheers Elliot x

Inside my house, a home.

Its dark in the house today so I did some rubbish phonography of the things I like about my palace.

Painting by me, hangs in the toilet.

What job? by me

My studio

 

my cat, Wilbur

 

 

 

 

I painted this Japanese guy eating noodles when I lived in Germany.

 

 

 

 

Print of two crabs by Quiet Corners, the only thing that hangs in the hall way.

 

Just finished this piece yesterday. Depressed fox.

My sewing area, on a tidy day, seriously.