"I realised I just wanted to be my true self; grab a pencil and draw something beautiful and fun."
“There were so many mundane things I had to re-learn; how to shop, drive and interact with people.”
"It was amazing that people loved what I did... that gave me the confidence to learn more, develop myself, and create."
"I thought Animation was all about the starving artists making short films..."
"I remember thinking how incredible it would be to study illustration and to hopefully make a career out of what I love to do."
"Explore and express yourself with no boundaries, because after all you never know where you will end up!"
"I almost went straight off to art school in London but at the time, I wasn’t ready."
“The notion that work is not ‘life’ never occurs to me but, I know that that’s not going to be possible for everyone. ”
Capturing the essence of everyday life through exaggerated figures and decorative patterns.
The dynamic duo of print making, spending their days designing, illustrating, printing.
Stepping straight from undergraduate to self employment.
"When I start working on a new project everything starts with an idea, and a very rough and stamp-sized sketch..."
"Never stop making things, always experiment, and always try and create in a way that feels good..."
“I think that step and letting go of the fear of people seeing my work that wasn’t finished gave me the courage to get bigger and bigger.”
"You will never feel ready, but it doesn’t matter, just swallow the feeling and do it anyway.”
"I consider myself the queen of organised chaos — and believe me, it can be chaos".
"Whatever you like doing and whatever makes you tick, don't forget it. It’s what makes you who you are."
“You will always be influenced by others, but it’s vitally important to recognise that what you do is unique.”
“You’ve got to be committed and work hard and put the hours in. Sitting at home waiting for the work won’t get you anything. Be business savvy.”
“Anyone can learn to build a website, but in order to be a great web designer you need to be eager to learn and willing to adapt.”
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