The height of summer brought a flurry of new commissions and opportunities, August has been a tough month of establishing those projects and managing the final stages of some challenging, lengthy projects which came to a close at the end of a long, busy summer. This month’s highlights come from some familiar names — Katie Harnett and Stephanie Shafer — but there are plenty of new projects around the corner with illustration from some bright young faces.
During my six weeks away from wedding stationery I wanted to reconnect with one of my first loves: painting. It felt great to engage with paint again, on large scale pieces, it was absolutely liberating. It’s hard to describe the effect painting has on my brain: it’s aggravating and healing all at the same time, Read the rest.
November 2021’s Projects
December 12, 2021
After a very condensed, stressful and chaotic 2021 I needed a break. During November I decided to take on significantly less stationery commissions for my mental and emotional well being. It’s my first vacation longer than a weekend since 2016 and it felt amazing to lift off that responsibility and to change context for a Read the rest.