After a bit of an undesirable creative hiatus, waving goodbye to January felt ruddy marvelous and has brought with it a startling wave of productivity. Much has happened in the last few weeks leading to the launch of a new collaborative venture with artist chum SJI. That venture is Illustrated Brum; a platform for us to document the creative, cultural and social goings on we encounter to create an illustrated guide to Birmingham life. It's all very exciting, and if you want to find out the significance of this fish then have a root around:
Of all the blogs, in all the internet, in all the world, you walk into mine.
I'm Louise Byng: a freelance illustrator, designer & wordsmith based in Birmingham, UK.
Here you will find a creative account of my illustrated life with a shifting emphasis on WORK, REST and PLAY; encouraging professional development, experimentation and wellbeing as key components of creative practice.