Day 1! Me! #justacardweek #justacard @justacard
An extremely rare pic of me, as I’m rather camera shy and usually taking the picture! Here I’m out and about, not usually with a peppa pig backpack, but the outdoors is my inspiration in every possible way. I’m am an artist, designer, maker, illustrator, mother of two. Not in that order, just a general mishmash of them all at the same time! I paint wildlife, botanicals, landscapes, insects, birds, nature’s myriad of colours being the main criteria! Odd considering my career originated with black and white architectural drawing. (I still like to draw the occasional house!)
I draw and paint to commission, and sell my cards, prints and originals on my website and a few local farm shops. The #justacard
campaign means so much to the people at the start of the chain like me, it’s a whole justification for our lifestyle. Choosing to work alone and be brave enough to put ourselves out there. It’s tremendously meaningful when someone buys a card, or a print, or anything because it says they value your creative effort and vision. And then I can do my happy dance. What I love about this Instagram community is all the like minded individuals who are gloriously talented, and it’s so great we can help to prop each other up a little along the way?
#snowypheasant #snowypheasantillustration #cards #artistsofinstagram