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.

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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:

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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.