Museum of Childhood Archives: Fairytales from many places

These sketches were made last week as I looked through a box of books on fairytales. Most of the books bound I found were collections of fairytales from different parts of the world that had been interpreted by British writers and illustrators. It is evident in the way the stories are told and the wording … More Museum of Childhood Archives: Fairytales from many places


“Man’s unhappiness, says Descartes, is due to his having first been a child.” Simone de Beauvoir in The Ethics of Ambiguity, II Personal Freedom and Others. As with all art forms, children’s literature is a product of the society it is constructed in and so it unavoidably contains embedded ideology. Our ideas about the world and … More Childhood

Moving Image

  I am trying my hand at animation to adapt my illustration to screen. This is based on the gocco printed book I made called Where the Sea Meets the Sky. Refresh the page to watch it again!

Picturing Stories

Picturing Stories is an exhibition that opened on Saturday 20th August and runs to the 16th September 2016. It features work I have made in the last three years while studying for a doctorate at Edinburgh College of Art. The images are based on stories from around the world and try to illustrate them in a … More Picturing Stories