On the train to London for work, musing over my recent troubles with sketching. I worry that storyboarding has made me too impatient to handle a longer drawing.
A sketch of William Pitt, in Pembroke College, Cambridge.
It was way too cold for the allotted 2hrs of drawing; after managing that one I produced worse and worse work until I gave up and went off for hot chocolate. I am clearly a fair weather sketcher. Also I do get a bit bored drawing buildings, even though I love looking at them when someone else does them.
I have a load of post-maternity leave work that I can’t put up yet because it’s still in production but this one was turned around quickly – for Academy/directing duo Twin, for Permanent TSB. You can see the full board here.
Hello out there… so I am
You can see work from before I went on maternity leave here, including the award-winning SSE campaign, Coca-Cola and 3M. Get in touch if you need a storyboard doing! firstname.lastname@example.org / +44 (0) 7973 633 982.
RHS Companion to Scented Gardens
These are garden plans I painted for the recently published RHS Companion to Scented Gardens by Stephen Lacey. I was given the layout and plant names and then maxed out my Pinterest saving pictures of each one to refer back to. I enjoyed this job – orderliness and plants, a satisfying combination for a control-freak nature lover like myself.
and sunny garden.
I was asked to just do the end frames for a scene in a Lycra commercial, shot by Philippe Andre, as part of their ‘Lycra Moves You’ campaign.
M&S Back to School
Key frames for the M&S 2014 Autumn Back to School campaign.. some very cute ads here directed by Si&Ad at Academy.
IBM ‘People for Smarter Cities’ storyboard
Scottish Referendum storyboard
Phew, I’ve had no space left on my website but have now moved to my friend’s server at Technosiren and can finally update it. Husband and I went to Loch Lomond for a week earlier in the summer, here are some sketches: