I was playing around with turning some of my tiny pen sketches into a witchy pattern. This needs some work – I’m not keen on the idea of a white background – but I would love to get it printed on some fabric by Spoonflower, eventually.
From August 2014: A delightful order of unusual books arrives from Foyles.
The book in the background – with the bewitching face – is from a fantastic V&A exhibition called ‘The Cult of Beauty’ which I saw a few years ago. Then the exhibition went to the Musée d’Orsay in Paris and I very nearly saw it again there. One of the paintings that starred in it is Albert Moore’s ‘Midsummer’, which is usually displayed in our local museum (and one of my favourite places), the Russell-Cotes. So now you know.
I’ve decided, since this is a new-ish blog, to start sharing some of my older Instagram pics – mostly doodles; the occasional cat photo. This surprised ginger cat is from March 2014. This is the pose our non-resident visitor cat does when he realises he’s not at liberty to eat all our food…