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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

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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!

A Little Sketchbook of Footwear

I am trying to catch up with blog posts about my sketchbooks! This one is all about shoes, boots etc, and was done at the beginning of the year.
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A Little Sketchbook of Fruit

Over the last couple of months, I have been doing little watercolour and pen sketches in various sketchbooks based around different themes. They really help me to start my day as I tend to do them in the morning. My go to watercolours is the “Sakura Koi Watercolors Pocket Field Sketch Box” and my favourite pens (at the moment, because I’m a fickle little bunny) are Sakura Pigma Microns (and no, I’m not affiliated to Sakura in any way).

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30 Day Sketchbook Challenge (September)

I enjoyed doing the Artworks Studio sketchbook challenge so much in August, that I did another one in September, with my youngest doing a list of things for me to sketch, and then choosing which one I did each day.

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30 Day Sketchbook Challenge (August)

During the month of August I took part in the 30 Day Sketchbook Challenge, run by Artworks Studio to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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Finding the Right Writing Journal

When I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer over 3 years ago, I started keeping a journal. Initially, it was just intended to record any side effects from treatment, but over time it became much more than that.

Writing journal
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Recent Artwork

I’ve been very lax with my blog these last few months, but I have been busy doing lots of art.

Siamese
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