I have a degree in Design & illustration from Sunderland University where I specialised in Natural History Illustration. These days my work is mostly whimsical in style (a lot different from my days in Natural History Illustration) and reminiscent of children’s book illustrations.
As well as creating traditional artwork with paints I like to dabble in vector illustration and pattern design. I love painting cutesy animals, especially kitty cats and other furry critters and when I’m not being creative you’ll often find me playing jRPGs, gardening, expanding my postcard collection or trying to crochet!
Being naturally small in stature myself, and with limited wall space at home, I gravitated towards producing original art and illustration which are equally as small, but most importantly, affordable! The work I produce is rarely larger than 10″ x 8″ with the majority of what I paint being either ACEO art cards (2.5″ x 3.5″) or around 5″ square. I always sign my artwork on the front using my initials, LMR, and I sign using my full name on the back along with information about the artwork.
My original artwork, illustrations, and a unique handmade gifts & goodies can be bought direct from me by vsiting my online store at Etsy. I also hold weekly (if time permits) art auctions on eBay. Original framed artwork can also be purchased from Whitby Galleries.
134-135 Church Street
I have also teamed up with a few online companies who print a wonderful variety of products that feature my artwork. Products include mugs, throw pillows, t-shirts, stationery, phone cases, and stickers.
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