Nicola Budd is the excellent artist behind Howell Illustration, which “is all about pen and ink art, inspired by nature and slow, simple, sustainable living.” I am honoured to host this interview with Nicola about her art and her commitment to sustainability.
It is my honour to share this excellent guest post from Helen Reynolds (aka @HelReynolds on Twitter), marking the occasion of her tenth Twitterversary by looking at ten ways Twitter has changed her in ten years.
#Inktober2018 is over. I have absolutely loved it! Duncan Hannah. Here’s my fifth and final set of #Inktober doodlings, featuring John Lennon, shadows, a bigshot pigeon and a 60s mod girl.
My fourth weekly #Inktober2018 round-up features Alice Cooper and some pumpkins… plus bonus Marvin Gaye and Doctor Who!
Welcome to MJCarty.com! This here website is the new home for my blogulent musings. I’ll be publishing all my new blog posts here henceforth. It also works as the new home for all my previous blog posts.
Gentle reader: What has been a-floating your metaphorical boat so far in 2018? Welcome to my first SaturdaySix – a monthly round-up of six things that have given me a kick or got me thinking in one way or another. I would love to know what’s inspiring you right now. Please get in touch and […]
Fancy giving drawing a go, or getting back on the metaphorical drawing horse? Why not try #Inktober? I’m having a go at this 31-day exercise in producing a drawing a day as a way to “develop positive drawing habits”. You can, too! Here’s my third weekly round-up of #Inktober scrawlings. Now with added Force. Sunday […]
Why is play often seen as harder to justify as we get older? Play is both a luxury activity and an essential one. Play sets the imagination free. This is captured perfectly in 2014 cinematic masterpiece The Lego Movie – the purest depiction I’ve seen of the joyous, light-speed leaps and bounds of the mind […]