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Owling

In my last post I spoke about how I enjoy finding out about and speculating about the layers of lives lived in old buildings. Leah Fusco is an illustrator who has explored layers of lives lived in landscape in various … Continue reading

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Summerhall

Some exciting news from me is that my work is now being stocked at the Summerhall Arts Centre in Edinburgh. Summerhall used to be the old Edinburgh University veterinary college. I researched my sheep book in the library there! This year it re-opened as … Continue reading

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The colour green

A variety of coloured dots have been appearing on the backs of the ewes on the farm. We’re halfway through breeding season and for sheep this is known as tupping. Our next door neighbour, who is the shepherd on the farm, … Continue reading

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New Stock

Little Owl and I bumped and bobbed our way to Innerleithen today in my jumpy car. The route from our house to Innerleithen is majestic. A narrow strip of tarmac full of potholes runs along a valley bottom, enclosed on … Continue reading

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Announcement

This August I have been invited to show my sheep book at FibreFest. This is a really exciting opportunity for me and I’m busy making preparations. You can check out the festival here: www.fibrefest.co.uk. If you’re in the area on … Continue reading

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Phew!

These photos are of my finished sheep book. The final crit was yesterday and it seemed to go well. I was the penultimate person to present so seeing everyone else’s work was not as enjoyable as it might have been … Continue reading

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A little nervous tension

A slight hysterical breakdown occurred on the sheep project. Note to self: it is just about impossible to get A1 double-sided colour prints. After lots of sweating over InDesign (having never used it before!) I think it’s sorted. Hand in … Continue reading

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Drawing Sheep

Seeing as everyone round these parts has been run off their feet with Lambing I decided to get involved by producing my own illustrated guide to British sheep breeds for my final project. Did you know that the UK has … Continue reading

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