Inktober 2018

This year, for Inktober, I am doing illustrations in Procreate, a drawing app for the iPad. The illustrations are loosely a folk art theme, being inspired by Liz Kohler Brown’s classes on Skillshare.

These are the first 8 days…thank you for visiting 💜

Custom Cards

I create custom cards…commissions include wedding cards, birthday cards, thank you cards, etc…all individually illustrated using watercolour and pen, unique and original.

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Klimt Inspired Girls

Recently I have been creating some artwork inspired by one of my favourite artists, Gustav Klimt. Some of these will be available as prints in the near future.

GoGo Hares in Norwich

Yesterday, we took a trip to Norwich to find some GoGo Hares! This is an art trail in Norwich, running for 11 weeks this summer, where 50 hare sculptures are all around the city for people to find. We managed to find 29 (although I only photographed 28 as I was worried about missing our train home!). It was an extremely hot day so I think we did rather well.

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Watercolour and Pen Commissions

Here are a few watercolour and pen commissions I have done over the past year.

Welcome to London

Music

Canal Boat

Meet the Artist

I’m Amanda…I rediscovered art about 5 years ago, a year after being diagnosed with advanced cancer. I love working with watercolour and pen, and my style is more illustrative than painterly. I draw everything and anything. Recently I have got back into digital art, using an iPad Pro. I have an Etsy Shop where I sell small pieces of original art and handmade cards. Note: it is very rare to see a photo of me!

Playing with Procreate

I treated myself to an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil for Christmas. One of the apps I was keen to use was Procreate, a digital painting app designed specifically for the iPad Pro.

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Klimt Inspired Girl

This is a commission I did for my mum.

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