Of Mice and Mannequins – Anthromorphic Taxidermy with A Field Guide

My sister has a penchant for deciding that we are going to experience “sister bonding” whilst doing things I detest. This year she begged and begged until I finally agreed to accompany her to a Anthromorphic taxidermy class. Anthromorphic taxidermy is the stuffing and preserving of animals whilst giving them actions, accessories, or characteristics from […]

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Christmas Photos and Buffalos – the Pulham Family Christmas Card 2014

This year my Mother, who means well, wanted to take a family photo for her Christmas cards. It seemed like a good idea, so my sister and I sat down for a little family photoshoot in September. Now. I don’t know if you’ve ever needed to get a Bouvier de Flanders and two possibly hungover […]

The Drowned Man and the Artist’s Response

Recently, Immersive theatre Maestros Punchdrunk put on a hell of a show in London. They took over an abandoned firehouse in Paddington to build a complex, vast and detailed set to bring Woyzeck, a tale of jealously and betrayal, to life as The Drowned Man. I went to the show twice and loved it both […]

Where The Party At? – Digitally Drawn Wedding Introductions

Recently my best friend got married. It was a day of incredible joy, love and laughter. It was also, for me, a joyous exercise in lending my designing hands to my friend’s special day. The bride had found an example of an illustrated guide to a bridal party on Pinterest, and asked if I could […]

Illustrations and Watercolour Showpage

Of all the things I love, illustrating things with watercolour, pencil and ink is kinda my favourite. This page is a collection of watercolour and pencil illustrations from a variety of subject matter and events; all of which were experienced from life and then illustrated from memory and occasional photo aides. Coke Can Illustrated from photo […]

Adventures with Badge It – Ages 5 and Up

Whenever I’ve got an occasion that requires a bit of dressing up I feel more or less legally obligated to make something myself rather than buy costumes or accessories. This is partly motivated by the fact that I don’t have money to spare, but mainly motivated by the fact I feel I should be creative […]

“The Most Serene Republic of Venice” and The Fleece Blanket – Review of Venice Preserv’d

The latest immersive theatre adventure took me to Greenwich for The Spectators’ Guild’s wonderful performance of Thomas Otway’s Venice Preserv’d– a “fully realised immersive world” where you uncover “a tale of love, corruption, friendship, rebellion and betrayal.” The evening starts off with a festival. A team of gaudy, colourful and excited Venetians – with some somber […]