This is not that new an item, but amazingly, it’s slipped through the blogging net until now! I am very proud of this tree, although I was mostly very daunted by the prospect of over 50 people to draw initially!
But the thing is, ultimately, I really do like a challenge. And so it was here, with a tree spanning 4 generations across the mostly living, and a collection of beautiful people. It was also a first to draw some very specific landmarks – the Angel of the North, the stadium of light and the wonderful bridges of Sunderland, as well as a working steam train!
You can see further family trees on my Etsy shop Karuski Colours – and find out more about how I work and my price list. Feel free to contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to discuss ideas and get an accurate quote.
This tree was commissioned by Jonathan for his mum and dad’s Christmas – and this is what he had to say:
“I commissioned Katherine to make a family tree for my mother’s Christmas present. It ended up being a rather extended piece of work, featuring over 50 relatives and pets and a variety of local landmarks. Katherine worked diligently with hundreds of photographs and consulted extensively on character, placement and clothing to capture everyone beautifully and with considerable charm. My mother and I are utterly thrilled with the result, which is in pride of place in the family home, and are recommending Katherine to everyone who sees the piece”
Here are a small selection of the pictures I used to create the drawing – with guidance from Pam herself, giving me a certain creative licence where we were lacking exact info on clothes and such! 🙂