Sulby Gardens – a new collaboration!

Sulby Gardens – a new collaboration!

I am delighted to be collaborating with NGS Sulby Open Gardens in Northamptonshire – producing painted scenes from around Sulby Gardens and focussing on the seasonal flora and fauna there, with a debut collection of botanical printed cards. It has been such a...
Commissions available

Commissions available

Do you have a special event or a family occasion that you’d like to commemorate? Have you ever considered an original illustrated piece? I am often asked to illustrate family members, draw at conferences or record peoples’ reactions to special events in schools,...
Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits

I have just finished drawing this gorgeous black Labrador pet portrait in my trusty ‘B’ pencil! Using many sketches from life and a few reference photos, the portrait took nearly 2 days to complete and I have enjoyed every amazing, challenging moment! I...
Creative Leicestershire’s Artist of the Week

Creative Leicestershire’s Artist of the Week

I’m proud to say that I have been chosen by Creative Leicestershire as their Artist of the Week! I’d like to thank them for the kind support. They wrote; “Our Artist of the Week, Katy lives in a little village just outside of Market Harborough. After...
Inktober 2018

Inktober 2018

I’m thrilled to have my work featured (again!) in the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrator’s (SCBWI) online magazine ‘Words and Pictures’, as part of their Open Sketchbooks feature.

Birthday Conga Card for the AUB

Birthday Conga Card for the AUB

I was very excited to be commissioned by the Alumni Team at the Arts University Bournemouth to design and illustrate a special yearly birthday card for all their Alumni. I wanted to illustrate something a little bit different from previous designs and the idea of a...
A Day in the Life – now published!

A Day in the Life – now published!

I was commissioned by The Arts University at Bournemouth to illustrate an article for their latest Alumni magazine. The article, entitled ‘A Day in the Life’ featured six full-colour illustrations about an average day for Katie Thomas, Design Director of...
In Heaven at Home

In Heaven at Home

I am absolutely delighted to team up with Market Harborough’s very own ‘In Heaven at Home’ to sell a selection of my unique, original and 100% handmade cards. Please, if you have the chance, do go and visit them – not only does ‘In Heaven...
Open Sketchbooks

Open Sketchbooks

I am thrilled to have been featured alongside some very talented illustrators and chosen to ‘showcase’ some of my sketchbook work for the online SCWBI magazine, ‘Words and Pictures’. Follow the link below to take a look!...
Zumba commission

Zumba commission

Do you have a special event or a family occasion that you’d like to commemorate? Have you ever considered an original illustrated piece? I am often asked to illustrate family members, draw at conferences or record peoples’ reactions to special events in...
A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

I have been commissioned by The Arts University at Bournemouth to illustrate an article that will appear in their latest Alumni magazine. The article, entitled ‘A Day in the Life’ is yet to be published but here (with kind permission) is a ‘sneak...
More Dictionary Commissions!

More Dictionary Commissions!

I’ve been asked to illustrate a number of dictionary commissions recently, working straight onto the pages of a dictionary published in 1858. This gorgeous crab image is currently winging its way to a café!
Dictionary Commissions Galore!

Dictionary Commissions Galore!

Christmas, birthdays and anniversaries are all great times to give an extra special present! Christmas 2017 was no different and these dictionary commissions have been literally ‘flying’ out of my door! I have been asked to paint rabbits, chaffinches, kingfishers,...
Radiator Cover Designs for Radwraps

Radiator Cover Designs for Radwraps

I’ve been having a lovely time designing radiator covers for a new and innovative company, Radwraps. I was contacted on Social media by the Managing Director and am now happily coming up with new ideas for radiator covers specifically to go in schools and nurseries....