Snowy River, New York

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I’ve started working on some small canvases and turned to some photographs I took during teh snow in New York this March, for inspiration. For this painting, I used this photograph:

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And the next day I was in Central Park and the snow had all been melted away. Every time I visit New York there’s something new and incredible to photograph.

Etsy Link

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Hand Illustrated Kraft Art Journals

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Blue Whale Notebook

I am a bit of a notebook addict. When I found these A5 Kraft Journals, I was inspired to illustrate a few by hand. I used stabilo ink pens, liquid acrylic inks and white ink, just using one tone of colour with the white for each notebook.

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Magenta Feather Illustration Notebook

I think the hot pink is my personal favourite contrast with the brown.

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Red Ferns and White Bird Footprints

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Rainy Day Journal, With two shades of blue ink pen and white liquid ink.

I think the one-colour plus white on brown card effect worked well, the real knack seemed to be making sure it’s a vibrant colour to contrast the brown.