All posts tagged: portrait

Aida Overton Walker 

   Continuing with the series on obscure leading ladies of dance, I give you Aida Overton Walker. Aida starting in vaudeville and was a huge hit in the US at the start of the 1900s. She went on to successfully transition to more serious dramatic […]

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Chris’s family tree

Now the nice thing here, is that this is the counterpart of Nicki’s family tree that I posted earlier. The first tree was for Nicki’s family, and this one is for Chris’s family, her other half! Chris’s parents are keen gardeners, and his dad is […]

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Shona’s family tree

A lovely tree for a smashing family… Shona and her team of super smart cookies! This tree is completely bespoke, from the clothes to words and bikes -exactly as specified by the family. Apparently, it’s a big hit with the kids ‘it’s sick!!’ More family […]

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Pam’s family tree

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, […]

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Spiderman birthday boy 

  It’s my son’s best mate’s birthday – they are both obsessed with dressing up – and so i created this portrait of him in his favourite superhero costume.   Added a little bit of a London skyline to  take it closer to home!  As ever, […]

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Family coat of arms

Families have their very own identity, their heritage and their quirks. And pets! So going back to tradition, I thought it would be nice to allow our modern families to revisit the concept of coat of arms.

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Eliza’s babbit

Eliza is our sweet sweet sweet goddaughter. Aged two and a bit, whenever she saw a kangaroo, she would exclaim:’babbit!!’ And so it was that she had to be given her very own one…

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Ned’s Atomic Dustbin

Another one from the vaults, I did like the band enough, but loved the pic more. Can’t find the original, but likely to have featured in what was THEN the best music mag on the planet, French monthly Les Inrockuptibles. It’s now shortened to Les […]

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Anthonin Artaud

You want to be hip by being ‘au fait’ with avant-garde French penseurs, you know your Sartre from your Camus, your Duchamp from your Vian, the 20th century of French surrealists and over-realists has no secret for you? Then maybe Anthonin Artaud has a place […]

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