I was having a little bit of difficulty with an illustration I was working on, and starting to get frustrated. I knew I needed to step away for a bit, but also needed to remember why I love drawing. So I decided to have some fun.
I’ve toyed with doing this for a while, but never thought my work was good enough. However I’m learning to take pride in what I do, and thought it’d be good to give people the opportunity to buy it.
I’m currently suffering from the twin nightmares of severe period pain and EDS pain, my body feels utterly cripple by pain. Just typing this hurts, but I feel like I need to turn this pain in to something constructive, and it got me thinking about one of my idols – Frida Kahlo. I knew about… Read More Frida Kahlo
Norma Jean Baker was born 89 years ago today, she was an incredibly beautiful woman who has given us some of the most iconic images. It’ll come as no surprise to anyone that I find her an absolute joy to draw, so I thought for her birthday I’d do some new artwork and decided to… Read More Happy Birthday Marilyn Monroe
I’m a total geek, and especially love comics. So for a feminist geek there really is just one character who stands above all others – Wonder Woman. Even her creation is incredible, she was created by William Moulton Marston, whose wife (Elizabeth Holloway Marston – a psychologist) suggested he create a female superhero.
I’ve set myself a bit of a challenge, this year I plan to draw all the flowers that grow in our garden. Every single one. I am possibly mad. My husband is the gardener in the family, and he got a slightly wicked grin on his face when I told him. So suspect he’ll be… Read More Garden Project
This project will be for women who, whether they ID as feminist or not, have done things which benefit or celebrate women. This is a continually updated project, so feel free to check back. Last Updated: 19/03/15
#effyourbeautystandards was started by Tess Munster to highlight how beautiful people are even when they do not fit into narrow commercial definitions of beauty. For this project I’ll be drawing some of those I find most inspiring. This is a continually updated project, so feel free to check back. Last Updated: 19/03/15
I’ve just realised I’ve spoken about quite a lot of important things in my life; my children, prematurity, hyperemesis gravidarum, feminism, disability, mental health, spoonie stuff, politics, body positivity, etc. I’ve missed one though, and I should probably cover it – especially as it is a positive in amongst all the craziness. I absolutely love… Read More Another side of me