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River and plant shadows.

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Some more doodles from my journal. 2/2

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Some doodles from my journal. 1/2

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I haven’t posted for 3 months because I’ve been doing conservation work in the Peruvian Cloud Forest, and it was the best thing.

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More (final, but colours will vary) band t-shirt designs for Oh Village.

Their new EP, To Rely, is getting released later this month - on the 24th of June to be exact - so keep a look out! And also for their mighty fine t-shirts(!).

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Some work for Oh Village from Abbotsford, BC (all the way in Canada oooooh)
You guys will like them, go check ‘em out

-more to follow-
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Some sketchbook work for ‘The Jungle Books’ by Rudyard Kipling.

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Anonymous said: Have you got any tips for someone looking to apply to ECA?

Hello!
I don’t really know what stage you’re at right now, so I’m going to answer as if I’m talking to someone who’s in the same position as my 16/17 year old past self who was being forced to make decisions about what to do with her life far too early and didn’t know the first thing about anything. 

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Peony Gent, my blurry self and Drew Walker at Glasgow Zine Fest last Saturday in Old Hairdressers. 

Everyone was so friendly, not to mention incredibly talented - absolutely would do it again!

(because I didn’t think to bring a camera, photos are by the wonderful and very tall Valppa)

So for the past 3 weeks, I’ve been taking part in groupwork and it was actually pretty good at getting me to try something different for a change. I worked more closely with Performance Costume student, Patti, and she helped me look more into fabrics and I helped her out by writing the text that she got directly embroidered onto cotton for her bunting. (my final piece is the hanging at the back of the shelter)

Ink on chiffon.

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