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Wednesday 26th February 2014

The Unusual Transport Postcard Set is in store at only 99p per postcardor 5 postcards for £4.50!

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murklaw:

Wednesday 26th February 2014

The Unusual Transport Postcard Set is in store at only 99p per postcardor 5 postcards for £4.50!

Visit Shop.
murklaw:

Wednesday 26th February 2014

The Unusual Transport Postcard Set is in store at only 99p per postcardor 5 postcards for £4.50!

Visit Shop.

Sunday 19th January 2014

Personal work - "Stay For Tea" - for my best friend and the one I love.

If you do not think that creative studies and drawing are important, then I feel that you must live a very boring existence. For me, drawing is a form of communication, a language that I have taught myself, with a meaning I can construe to many people or just a singular audience to varying degrees, and I personally couldn’t live without it!

This is a purely personal piece, it serves no purpose other than to communicate my feelings. After working on a variety of briefs for clients and university, I have realised the importance of drawing for drawing’s sake; without any particular agenda but my own. It is the most unpolluted version of illustration; it is far easier to communicate your own message than to communicate the message of another individual.

22/11/13Cushion design range finished and ready for print onto textiles, bright and early at 10am this morning!Very exciting to see how they will turn out!
Follow Natalie on Facebook! 22/11/13Cushion design range finished and ready for print onto textiles, bright and early at 10am this morning!Very exciting to see how they will turn out!
Follow Natalie on Facebook! 22/11/13Cushion design range finished and ready for print onto textiles, bright and early at 10am this morning!Very exciting to see how they will turn out!
Follow Natalie on Facebook!

22/11/13

Cushion design range finished and ready for print onto textiles, bright and early at 10am this morning!

Very exciting to see how they will turn out!

Follow Natalie on Facebook!

21/11/13
Natalie is currently working on a set of instructional cooking guides, which is proving to be a surprisingly great source for inspiring exciting new work.
These illustrations will be used to produce a larger cooking guide, possibly in the form of illustrated recipe cards, or if there is enough material, a cookbook!She has also been working on a selection of lino cuttings which will be printed next week.LIKE Natalie’s page on Facebook for more up-to-date news! 21/11/13
Natalie is currently working on a set of instructional cooking guides, which is proving to be a surprisingly great source for inspiring exciting new work.
These illustrations will be used to produce a larger cooking guide, possibly in the form of illustrated recipe cards, or if there is enough material, a cookbook!She has also been working on a selection of lino cuttings which will be printed next week.LIKE Natalie’s page on Facebook for more up-to-date news!

21/11/13

Natalie is currently working on a set of instructional cooking guides, which is proving to be a surprisingly great source for inspiring exciting new work.

These illustrations will be used to produce a larger cooking guide, possibly in the form of illustrated recipe cards, or if there is enough material, a cookbook!

She has also been working on a selection of lino cuttings which will be printed next week.

LIKE Natalie’s page on Facebook for more up-to-date news!

28/10/13

My cushion design has finally been approved on ohhdeer.com!

http://ohhdeer.com/competitions/pillow-fight-round-ii/8807/ba-dum-tch

Please support me out by clicking the heart button next to my design! <3

"This ink painting forms one in a collection of three paintings that I have composed for ohhdeer.com’s cushion competition. Ohh Deer’s artists design quirky fashion and lifestyle surface illustrations that are sold on a variety of products from greetings cards to cushions. Many of the designs are humorous and lighthearted in nature. On this vein, and concentrating on food and humour as a theme, I used wordplay, limited colour palette, and the placement of playful, onomatopoeic typography to produce an amusing and fun set of illustrations that could be used in the home or kitchen."

28/10/13 - Finally finished!
This is the finished version of a painting that I have been working on in secret for the majority of two weeks. It forms one in a collection of three paintings that I have composed for ohhdeer.com&#8217;s cushion competition.
Ohh Deer's artists design quirky fashion and lifestyle surface illustrations that are sold on a variety of products from greetings cards to cushions. Many of the designs are humorous and lighthearted in nature. On this vein, and concentrating on food and humour as a theme, I used wordplay and the placement of typography to produce an amusing set of illustrations that could be used in the home or kitchen.
I am particularly happy with the colour outcome of these designs as I spent a good deal of time planning out and testing different colour palettes before resulting in these colours.
As soon as I have access to an A0 scanner, I will be putting this up online at ohhdeer.com, where you can vote for me if you&#8217;d like to see my designs win! :)
Like me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurklawIllustrationsMy etsy store: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Murklaw 28/10/13 - Finally finished!
This is the finished version of a painting that I have been working on in secret for the majority of two weeks. It forms one in a collection of three paintings that I have composed for ohhdeer.com&#8217;s cushion competition.
Ohh Deer's artists design quirky fashion and lifestyle surface illustrations that are sold on a variety of products from greetings cards to cushions. Many of the designs are humorous and lighthearted in nature. On this vein, and concentrating on food and humour as a theme, I used wordplay and the placement of typography to produce an amusing set of illustrations that could be used in the home or kitchen.
I am particularly happy with the colour outcome of these designs as I spent a good deal of time planning out and testing different colour palettes before resulting in these colours.
As soon as I have access to an A0 scanner, I will be putting this up online at ohhdeer.com, where you can vote for me if you&#8217;d like to see my designs win! :)
Like me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurklawIllustrationsMy etsy store: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Murklaw 28/10/13 - Finally finished!
This is the finished version of a painting that I have been working on in secret for the majority of two weeks. It forms one in a collection of three paintings that I have composed for ohhdeer.com&#8217;s cushion competition.
Ohh Deer's artists design quirky fashion and lifestyle surface illustrations that are sold on a variety of products from greetings cards to cushions. Many of the designs are humorous and lighthearted in nature. On this vein, and concentrating on food and humour as a theme, I used wordplay and the placement of typography to produce an amusing set of illustrations that could be used in the home or kitchen.
I am particularly happy with the colour outcome of these designs as I spent a good deal of time planning out and testing different colour palettes before resulting in these colours.
As soon as I have access to an A0 scanner, I will be putting this up online at ohhdeer.com, where you can vote for me if you&#8217;d like to see my designs win! :)
Like me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurklawIllustrationsMy etsy store: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Murklaw 28/10/13 - Finally finished!
This is the finished version of a painting that I have been working on in secret for the majority of two weeks. It forms one in a collection of three paintings that I have composed for ohhdeer.com&#8217;s cushion competition.
Ohh Deer's artists design quirky fashion and lifestyle surface illustrations that are sold on a variety of products from greetings cards to cushions. Many of the designs are humorous and lighthearted in nature. On this vein, and concentrating on food and humour as a theme, I used wordplay and the placement of typography to produce an amusing set of illustrations that could be used in the home or kitchen.
I am particularly happy with the colour outcome of these designs as I spent a good deal of time planning out and testing different colour palettes before resulting in these colours.
As soon as I have access to an A0 scanner, I will be putting this up online at ohhdeer.com, where you can vote for me if you&#8217;d like to see my designs win! :)
Like me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurklawIllustrationsMy etsy store: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Murklaw 28/10/13 - Finally finished!
This is the finished version of a painting that I have been working on in secret for the majority of two weeks. It forms one in a collection of three paintings that I have composed for ohhdeer.com&#8217;s cushion competition.
Ohh Deer's artists design quirky fashion and lifestyle surface illustrations that are sold on a variety of products from greetings cards to cushions. Many of the designs are humorous and lighthearted in nature. On this vein, and concentrating on food and humour as a theme, I used wordplay and the placement of typography to produce an amusing set of illustrations that could be used in the home or kitchen.
I am particularly happy with the colour outcome of these designs as I spent a good deal of time planning out and testing different colour palettes before resulting in these colours.
As soon as I have access to an A0 scanner, I will be putting this up online at ohhdeer.com, where you can vote for me if you&#8217;d like to see my designs win! :)
Like me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurklawIllustrationsMy etsy store: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Murklaw

28/10/13 - Finally finished!

This is the finished version of a painting that I have been working on in secret for the majority of two weeks. It forms one in a collection of three paintings that I have composed for ohhdeer.com’s cushion competition.

Ohh Deer's artists design quirky fashion and lifestyle surface illustrations that are sold on a variety of products from greetings cards to cushions. Many of the designs are humorous and lighthearted in nature. On this vein, and concentrating on food and humour as a theme, I used wordplay and the placement of typography to produce an amusing set of illustrations that could be used in the home or kitchen.

I am particularly happy with the colour outcome of these designs as I spent a good deal of time planning out and testing different colour palettes before resulting in these colours.

As soon as I have access to an A0 scanner, I will be putting this up online at ohhdeer.com, where you can vote for me if you’d like to see my designs win! :)

Like me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurklawIllustrations
My etsy store: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Murklaw

14/10/13

This is a tea towel design which I finished a few days ago. I haven’t updated my blog very much over the past week as I have been super busy. I’m not totally satisfied with this one. My work seems to work best as either full colour with no white space, or black and white linework with spot colour subtly added in. It was a good experiment however and has focus the direction of my current work on Dramatic cooking.

I took quite a bit of inspiration for this piece from Nobrow Magazine’s fifth issue “A Few of My Favourite Things” which you can see here. I love the limited colour palette and felt that this done more effectively in my own illustrations could work well as a screen print.

My focus is now shifted to working on linework only, which I intend to edit and manipulate in photoshop, adding spot colours and recycling images until I have a range of cooking themed illustrations that I am happy with! I will select the best designs to be screen printed.

05/10/13

This is a sketch for a tea towel surface design that I have been working on for the past week. I spent all of today sketching this out after deciding on a composition, Tomorrow I will be working on the line work with a dip pen, and I might even have some time to start the colour work before my other job.

Really got carried away working on this one, it’s now half midnight, and I still want to do some more… But sleep is a must!

11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012 11/12/12
What I&#8217;ve been up to.
© Murklaw Illustrations 2012