Just thought I'd share a few of the faces that have made me smile over the past week or so... and to set you a fun creative challenge for the weekend!
Collage Club quickies
The Collage Club at Lunar HQ last week was something of a “no pens shocker” to the system! I’m not much of a ‘collager’ (collagist?!) so it was good to get out of my comfort zone and throw some shapes on the page in a different way. And, as ever, it’s always good to see different people’s creative responses to the same prompt: just take a look at the variety of the images produced in the 3 minute portrait challenge!
Happy hippies & new sketchmates
From Bolton to China, we were an international bunch at Wednesday’s Social Sketchup: united by our creativity and curiosity to experience the joy of group sketch! It was my first event at The Doodle Bar and it’s a really fab (if hard to find) venue: replete with chalkboard walls upon which customers are welcome to doodle as they drink.
As well as a MASSIVE discoball on the wall, we produced some awesome collaborative artwork together: including the happy hippies we created in a game of exquisite corpse!
My next Social Sketchup is at Drink Shop & Do next Wednesday 19th: get your tickets here!
New BFF @ the Crisis Cafe
The Crisis Café in Shoreditch is my new favourite lunch spot – not least because of this flame-haired lady! The food is cheap, fabulous and all proceeds go to Crisis, who work tirelessly and brilliantly to tackle homelessness. If you live or work in the area, GO THERE!
As you can see, the staff also have incredible taste in screenprints! Speaking of which...
It’s only taken me 4 weeks, but my Pink Hair Don’t Care and Conehead screenprints are finally available to buy online! They went down a storm at the Illustrator’s Fair last week – so grab yours while you can!
It’s been quite hard to keep up this time, but I’ve been dipping in and out of the Couture Fashion Week show reports and doing the odd sketch here and there! Here’s a quickie I did of the Galia Lahav show.
And now that I’ve shown you mine, I challenge you to show me yours!
I’d love to see your interpretation of the same image, so if you fancy getting creative and can steal some sketchy time this weekend: draw it and show me the results! (Tag me on Instagram or post on my Facebook page!)
“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”
Diane Von Furstenberg