Creating a map for the Wildlife Trust

By in Blog 10th Nov, 2017 0 Comments

Earlier this summer I was approached by the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside. They had started a new project called 'The Carbon Landscape' and needed an illustrated map to highlight the region. The Carbon Landscape is a corridor of nature reserves and green spaces situated between the urban areas of Wigan, Salford…

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Designing Mazes for Children’s Books

By in Blog 29th Aug, 2017 0 Comments

Over the past few years I've been asked to illustrate and design several maze puzzles for children's books and magazines. At first I was quite daunted with designing a maze from scratch as I'd never done it before. But as I've created more I've discovered it's something I really enjoy creating. I like creating the…

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Planning a design workshop for teenagers

By in Blog 25th Jan, 2017 0 Comments

At the end of last year I was asked by the Ahead Partnership if I'd be interested in delivering a workshop at a local school. The workshop was to be part of an enterprise day aiming to connect students with local businesses. I didn't know much about working as a freelancer when I was at…

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