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A place for my illustration work. Collages and patterns, personal and commissioned. Expect lots of colour. If you want to work with me, click ‘hire me’ in the navigation above.

new collage – callie thorpe of from the corners of the curve

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callie thorpe by laura redburn

say hello to (my collage of) the beaut callie of from the corners of the curve! callie is a fellow welsh lass & she’s pretty damn awesome and inspirational. i love her style and would totally wear most of what she wears. if we were friends and the same size i would totally be *ahem* ‘borrowing’ her clothes.
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my work in betty annual

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betty annual 2015 front coverbetty annual patterned endpage

you have no idea how excited i was to receive an email a few months ago from charlotte of betty magazine/annual asking if i wanted to contribute something. for quite some time it’s been one of the publications i dreamt of being in so of course i jumped at the chance. i was busy working on my toni & guy images at the time, so had i the time i’d loved to make an original piece for them. hopefully another time!
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be nice and be generous

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be nice and be generous illustration

to “be nice and be generous” is something that i think is super important. people that have kindness and generosity at the core of their being are the ones that you want around through the good times and the bad times.

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
Henry James

i think as long as you are kind and generous to others (and yourself) to the best of your ability, you will reap the rewards in terms of friendship, love and some sense of fulfilment and purpose. and what’s better than that?
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cancer illustration for myself magazine

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cancer horoscope illustration by laura redburn

my cancer horoscope collage for magazine. i felt a bit stuck with this one at first, but with a bit of moving things around, i think it came together well. still think gemini is my favourite so far though! next month is leo. if you’ve not seen it, check out my collage for taurus, too. i think when i’ve finished them all, and they’re all out i’ll compile them together. will be interesting to see the connection between them all!
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