Lorrie Whittington Art | Design | Photography

BIG Sketchbook/Notebook Giveway Competition

BIG Sketchbook/Notebook Giveway Competition

CLOSED: The winner was Jade Probitts. Congratulations, her bundle will be winging its way to her next week. ***** As most of you know I am a complete stationery addict, and have far too many. More than I can ever possibly use in fact. Also,…

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A Room of Ones Own

A Room of Ones Own

In the 1920s, Virgina Wolf delivered a series of lectures and wrote extensive essays with the umbrella title of  ‘A Room of Ones Own‘. The premise being that women would not have the means to write or indeed express themselves creatively unless they had financial…

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Damn that Woman can draw!

I was looking at some stuff on my favourite inky artist’s blog today, Johanna Basford, and came across this awesome video of her inking some Christmas cards for YCN. Felt the need to share, so enjoy.

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The Flower Project

The Flower Project

Recently I decided to start a new project, and one I could share with Orla.  When I was a little girl, I used to love to press flowers. I never used a flower press, but would put them between the covers of old heavy books,…

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Sketchbooks and Things

Sketchbooks and Things

My love for sketchbooks, notebooks, journals and Moleskines is well documented. I have an addiction for them, particularly those handmade.  I have posted pictures in the past pictures of my new ones, old ones etc. Whether I will get them all filled in my life…

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Seize the Day

Seize the Day

I was going through my Moleskine sketchbook today and reviewing some of the drawings and doodles I have finished over the last few months not previously posted, and came across this one, ‘Carpe Diem‘.  A quote very much over used from a design point of…

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Sunny Sundays and Snowdrops

Sunny Sundays and Snowdrops

  Finally some respite from the wind and the rain. Today, we saw sun and it was relatively warm. So, before it disappears and we are thrown into another maelstrom of storms, I managed to grab some shots of one of my favourite flowers, the…

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Minty Goodness

Minty Goodness

I am utterly smitten with the colour Mint at the moment, which has partly been inspired by the new Dr Martens boots I purchased recently and featured here. At the moment they are sporting the tan laces they came with, but…I have ordered some new…

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