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About Draw Something, Laura!

Draw Something, Laura! is the smorgasbord of artistic and illustrative creations dreamt up by Laura, an artist and children’s book editor based in Oxford, UK. Laura draws her inspiration from the places and people who surround her, and from the peculiar night-dreams and daydreams that wiggle their way into her mind. Often, these involve prehistoric animals, things in boxes, and her seemingly immortal goldfish, Kurt.

Your Cat Is A Landmine EP

I’m very behind on my art-related updates. Partly, this is due to the distracting joys of summer, but mostly it’s due to a brief lapse in concentration in which I got a new job and moved to London. So anyway, … Continue reading

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Variety Is The Spice of Life, ‘n All That

My creative output has been quite varied lately. In May I painted a set of five chalkboards for an Oxford pub, the Royal Blenheim, as well as exhibiting in the Portraits exhibition at the Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot as … Continue reading

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An Exciting Arrival

Today’s blog post is taking a little detour from my arty undertakings, as a couple of rather special books have arrived on my doorstep. They are special to me, at least, as they are two of the titles I acquired … Continue reading

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The Marsh Harrier Mural

It’s been a busy couple of weeks and I’m getting behind on blogging about what I’ve been up to. Hence, this one is mostly pictures. I was asked by my lovely local pub, the Marsh Harrier, to paint a mural … Continue reading

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Sketching my way around Paris

I’m back to my cluttered desk and wheezing laptop after a marvellous week visiting my friend Helen in Berlin and exploring Paris for the first time. One of the pleasures of exploring a city on your own is that you … Continue reading

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Hello Firry Gallery

Sunday saw the creation of the Firry Gallery at the Fir Tree on Iffley Road. Together with several other ‘resident artists’ at the pub’s weekly open mic night, we populated one wall of the pub with a selection of our … Continue reading

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Old Objects, New Drawings

A few weeks ago, I took part in a couple of drawing sessions at the Pitt Rivers Museum, as part of their Need, Make, Use programme. We were privileged with being allowed to draw objects from the original collection that … Continue reading

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