Saturday, 25 February 2012

Spells

Some read, some play computer games, some play an instrument. In my spare time I seem to enjoy cutting Harry Potter spells out of paper.

This one, Wingardium Leviosa means to levitate. Hence, levitation!
(yeeeeeah, I'm pretty lame.)

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Sometimes I think naughty things about you...

I have two types of clothing styles that I wear. They are quite different.
  • One is 'granny style' (dresses, tights, oversized cardigans etc.)
  • The other is 'bright, fun and childish'. And Lazy Oaf's range of clothing fulfills this with bells on. I think I love Lazy Oaf especially because they are illustrators first and foremost, and their fun pop graphics transfer into clothing so well.


They had a competition recently to design a Valentine's Day card. The winner gets a £50 Lazy Oaf voucher! And the 2 runner-ups each get a £25 voucher! Also the designs get put up on their blog on Valentine's Day!

So I thought I would have a go at it. Their cards are not typically romantic or even nice, which is what makes them so funny! 

Some examples:




So yes, unconventional declarations of love! Better than cheese, in my opinion...

After doodling some ideas in my sketchybooky, I came up with 4 designs that I thought were alright, and set about cutting out paper, hand-rendering some of the text, and scanning it all in and composing/editing in Photoshop:





I am so glad that I looked up the spelling of "Platonic" I totally thought people said "Plutonic". 
Narrowly missed looked stoooopid there.

Anyway, hope you enjoyed looking at them! Doubt I'll win anything, but as they say, it's the taking part that counts!

(though I could really do with some more Oaf clothes...)

Saturday, 11 February 2012

When are the 2012 Olympics?

Yes, she actually said that...but I love her anyway!

I will be updating tomorrow with some new pictures that I did for the Lazy Oaf Valentine's day card competition. Keep your knickers on until then...

Nighty nighty, sleepy tighty.

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Birds look after themselves!

I have a new website! Halle-flippin'-lujah!

I think its quite snazzy, much better than the pile o' crap one I made on Mr Site. I've moved to Moonfruit now, and it's so much nicer to use. Although I'm still a bit annoyed there's not more image gallery options...

But hey-ho I'm fairly pleased with it! And there's lots more recent work that I've done on there, yippee!

Have a lookie  >HERE<

You may also have noticed that this here blog is a bit jazzier too. I've gone a tad yellow and pink mad. Even my Twitter is yellow and pink...I have a feeling I am going to get sick of it very quickly.

In other news; I have noticed that I, and people around me (but mostly me) often say quite stupid things. I've decided to illustrate these moments of stupidity as often as I can. This being one of them:





So yeah...quite stupid. More to come!

Any comments about the website, feel free to let me know! I like to hear what people think...even if its negative! I need to know if I've made it look lame, it's for my own good!

(I should probably cut down on the amount I type/blabber on most of the pages. And my excessive use of exclamation marks...makes me look a bit crazy...)