Sunday, 11 December 2011

Zion Work

Popped to Zion to finally take some pics of my work there- it will be around till the 22nd Dec















Thursday, 1 December 2011

Zion, Bedminster

Set up my work at Zion on Tuesday and it will be up till around the 22nd December.
I stupidly forgot to take my camera so i have no pictures of it up at the moment! Ill be popping back soon to get some images!

Check out the website for more information - lots of stuff going on there and has a great friendly atmosphere!

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Zion Bits

Working on 3d illustrations for zion at the moment- had a moment to scan in 2 of the images for the largest ones







Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Website Launch and Xmas Bits


So feel like I haven't been on here in ages, been very hectic round here! Still going strong on the xmas illustrations for the tobacco factory, doing a little bit everyday, which is why i feel like its taken me forever! Sure makes a change to my uni days of doing everything at the last minute!


Victorian inspired dolls house xmas illustration.


Slightly 50's inspired toy train inspired xmas illustration (including the first proper illustration of my son and not quite finished in this pic!)


Also check out the new Drawn in Bristol website here!


Drawn In Bristol also have a pop up Xmas shop in Quaker's Friar's (Cabot Circus- Bristol) with work from 15 of the members, go check it out!

Friday, 28 October 2011

Xmas Illustrations First Bits


So these are the first few pictures of my first xmas illustration for the Tobacco Factory- the theme is traditional christmas toys and for the first one i've gone for a victorian doll and dolls house- more to come!






Thursday, 27 October 2011

Happy Halloween!


A good old fashioned halloween card - 
orange and green kinda makes my eyes go funny, enjoy!

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Commissioned Card etc etc

A personalised card requested by an Etsy customer

Working on Zion Illustrations which will be a series of layered embroidery hoops to create 3d scenes. They will be inspired by Valentino's latest collection 


Also now working on a second xmas illustration for The Tobacco Factory, which is cool- hopefully have pictures to put on here soon!



Saturday, 15 October 2011

Personalised Birthday Cards

So it was my little sister's birthday this week and i made her this card -


If you would like a personalised card similar to this follow the link to my 

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Drawn in Bristol - Big Boat Little Boat @ The Grain Barge

Last night was the opening of Big Boat Little Boat at the Grain Barge and the show is going on till the end of October if you're in the area!

My little boat looks like this!


Le Petit Bateau 2011

Currently working on pieces for Zion show in December and a christmas decoration for the Tobacco Factory along with other DiB members - so stay tuned for that!

Friday, 16 September 2011

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Leytonstone Art Sale, Big Boat Little Boat @ The Grain Barge

So if you're around the Leytonstone, London area this weekend, there is a car free day with activities and markets going on in the town centre. Square Foot are taking over Church Lane to sell work from artists based all over and some of my prints are there! Its running Sun 18th, 12-7pm so go and have a look!

At the moment i'm working on a little boat illustration for the 'Big Boat, Little Boat' Exhibition starting at the beginning of Oct at The Grain Barge. There will be an assortment of artists showing their big or little boats from the Drawn in Bristol crew, so that should be a good first group exhibition for me!




Monday, 12 September 2011

Harbourside Market

Harbourside this week!


I Invested in a bigger table and brought my signs along from Room 212, i think it look a bit better! The individually boxed cupcakes brought more attention! They were so good!


Friday, 9 September 2011

Is it weird to want to buy your own t-shirt?

Just uploaded the pin up girl/tattoo idea to society6 although now it's called 'Anarchy In The Uk 2011' I know, i know, lame - 

Here it is in T-Shirt form in Pomegranate $22 

Check out the Society 6 link to the left to see more!




Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Drawn in Bristol and Bralet

In getting pictures together for the Drawn in Bristol website, i realised i have never scanned in 'Bralet' which i made last year -


I'm also going to be back at Harbourside Market this Saturday (fingers crossed for the weather!) 
Bralet will be there, along with cards, prints, lanterns, badges and other frames original artwork ranging from 50p - £50. 
I might even make cookies again, so you'll have to come and have a look!

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Utopic Featured Artist for September

So check it out! I am the featured artist on Utopic for September!

The page can be found here-


Just added this to my Etsy Shop -


Friday, 2 September 2011

British Heart Foundation @ The Grant Bradley Gallery Bedminster

The British Heart Foundation's 50th Anniversary is celebrated by a 'Heartfelt' Exhibition, which is an  collection of Heartfelt stories attached to handmade hearts. The exhibition opens today and finishes on the 30th September and is being held at The Grant Bradley Gallery in Bedminster.

There is a private view tonight 6-8pm

More info can be found here-

British Heart Foundation

Grant Bradley Gallery

My heart is in there so look out for it!

Monday, 29 August 2011

Harbourside Market

Did the Harbourside Market at the weekend with my new helper Chloe! It was fun getting out with my work again and handing out free cookies!


She may look bored, but she is having the best time ever! lol



My new beetle - In the Etsy Shop HERE 


Thursday, 18 August 2011

Tattoo

The tattoo idea i sketched the other day
(not for me by the way!)


Needs to be penned!
Also been asked to send some samples to Wubs Dubs a website selling VW camper van and beetles bits and bobs, so fingers crossed!





Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Zion

So i know it's not till December but look!


Sadly 'A Modern Curiosity' is pictured, but i'm hoping to have all new pieces by then!
More info here Zion Gallery

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Zion, Utopic and Etsy Lists

There have been a few exciting developments over the past few days; Zion in Bedminster have confirmed December for me to show some work in the gallery and Utopic have given me the featured artist space for next month! Very happy!

Im also pleased to be included in Etsy treasury lists, the lastest being-Holiday In A Camper Van thanks to Lisa!


Tuesday, 2 August 2011

British Heart Foundation Paper Cut Heart

So i finished my heart for the British Heart Foundation's 50 Birthday Exhibition and dropped it into The Bradley Grant Gallery in Bedminster yesterday, here it is-



The exhibition will be the 2nd - 30th September and will be lots of different hearts with 'heartfelt' stories attached to them

Friday, 29 July 2011

Meeting with Drawn In Bristol and British Heart Foundation's 50th Birthday Exhibition

So this week i attended a meeting for the new Drawn in Bristol Project which will be based in Hamilton House. Im very excited at the thought of having other illustrators to work around and keep up motivation! So that should all be kicking off in September, so it'll be like starting a new school year!


I've also been working on a paper cut heart for the British Heart Foundation's 50th Birthday Exhibtion at the Grant Bradley Gallery, in September.


 have also set up another online shop with Society 6, who do all hard work for you and produce amazing quality prints, canvases, t-shirts and hoodies with your design and ship them out to customers for you! This is what is looks like so far-



Also pleasantly surprised at how 'Flies' looks on a t-shirt!


Check it out here - Linda Bennett Society 6 Shop  

Sunday, 24 July 2011

Cards 2

Variations of the previous card which is a printed hatbox design with a 1920's inspired border - now in candy stripes and black and white


Now on Etsy...only £1.50 each!





Saturday, 23 July 2011

Monday, 18 July 2011

Blogpost and Meeting

Today i met with Juana, who is writing a short book and asked me to produce a few illustrations to go alongside. Got some good feedback on what i've done so far for the first one and now will go ahead and finish it!
Today i also had a message from a kind person who has included 'VW Purple Camper Van Papercut' in her blog. You can see it here - Play Date


Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Poster

You might see this poster around Bristol!

Ill be putting up more in the next few weeks! Look our for it!

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Macaws

Working on something a little bit different at the moment. 
It will all make sense soon!


Thursday, 7 July 2011

New Look On Etsy

Uploaded some new pictures of my cards on my online shop Etsy and added my lantens!


All hand cut by the way!

Sunday, 3 July 2011

The End of Room 212 and Hand Cut Colour Cards Of Vintage Cars

 My time at Room 212 has come to an end and last night's closing party was very nice and i appreciate everyone that came to show support for me and the charity!

The time at Room 212 helped me realise my niche and over the next few days i will be adding these cards to my Etsy shop -