About Me

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(Where the magic happens)

Hi there!  I am so glad that you found my page.  I am a 50 something year old self taught (how did that happen!) who was born with a crayon in one hand and a piece of paper in the other.  No, not really, but in truth I cannot remember a time when drawing, colouring, painting and creating was not an important part of who I am.  As a child I wrote my own books and illustrated them, created my own board games, drew and coloured my own paper dolls amongst many other creative activities.   I was never priviledged enough to have gone to art school.  All I know I taught myself.  I am not that well versed in computerology and computer graphics, so all that you see comes from me. I don't know how to do it any other way.   As I go along and try different things, I learn and I believe I am getting better.

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I've designed a line of rubber stamps for a craft company and some of my work is, at present, being turned into digital craft cd's by another craft company to be used as card toppers, speciality papers etc.

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(Nanny Alice and Pow Wow)

I have illustrated several childrens books for other people  and have written and illustrated several books myself.

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(Nevil the Caterpillar)

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I design embroidery patterns and digital stamps.

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I make little matchbox greeting cards based on my artwork and  . . .

I do little matchbox dolls with matchstick legs . . .

Inspiration on the back and . . .

on the front and . . .

Dimensional . . .

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I make Valentines . . .

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And paper dolls . . .

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And sometimes even real dolls based on my characters.

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I write illustrated cookbooklets . . .

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and recipes . . .

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Christmas and Greeting Cards . . .

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and photo cards . . .

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Featured Artist at Ooh La La Creations, with a very successful crafting CD Rom created from my artwork.

All created from and through the inspiration I find and see around me every day.

Welcome to my world.

"The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul."
~President Dieter F Uchtdorf

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