Hand Illustrated Kraft Art Journals


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.


Magenta Feather Illustration Notebook

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


Red Ferns and White Bird Footprints


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.


Lilee’s Gram Knits

I recently did an interview about my¬† painting shop with Teresa, the lovely blogger from Lilee’s Gram Knits

Teresa also makes her own lovely homsepun yarn on etsy:


I wish I had a talent for knitting, because homespun wool is so beautiful and it reminds me of my grandmother. She was a terrifically talented knitter, who made clothes for a lot of my dolls growing up. One of the last things she made is a lovely knitted quilt which my mother has, and I think it’s wonderful to have a hand-me -down like that in your family.