Research and surprises!

Usually when you mention to anyone that you’re doing ‘research’ it can sound a bit pompous, and boring, but I love doing research, especially when it comes to picture books!

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I find that looking at different forms of illustrative books, can be a real eye opener, the chosen colours, the layout, the interpretation of characters, the style…

Right, I think it’s time to do some drawing of my own- Wait there what’s this? An old photo of mine has got stuck between one of the pages in the books, Roald Dahls Revolting Rhymes if you’re interested.

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Please excuse the quality of this photograph, but this painting was the first one I ever sold! Wow, how did that get in there?

Thanks Mr Dahl for keeping it safe for me x

 

 

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