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Would you like to see my Studio?

Hello my friends, how are you?

Now February is here, I want to show you my studio space!

Of late, there is a lot of distress, turmoil, and (needed) protests around the World. How can one man, in the first weeks of his presidency, create so much chaos?

Today, I wanted to show you the place where I create my illustrations and the place that brought me calm, and tranquillity. I hope it does for you too.

IMG_5151.JPGIt’s a desk space *technically* in the dining room, and made it into a relaxed and creative workspace. From an unused dining room to a makeshift workspace and dining area – it doesn’t look too shabby. Does it?

You might recognise a few things if you watch my Instagram stories or live videos. Some artworks here, are my originals from my Inktober challenge on Instagram and World Dance series.

This is where I spend most of my days and nights at. Yes, that is a working wall clock! The postcards on the walls change from time to time, depending on my mood. I really like the muted pastels composed with the vibrant colours at the moment.

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To be honest, my desk is a lot messier than this! I’ll put my sketches, works-in-progress up, current projects on the wall.

Making the decision to give up the shared studio and work from home, I can now say that working from home is the best thing for me. I hope this inspired you to work from home or create your own little studio space.

Thanks to Chloe Pierre LDN for featuring me on her blog post.

Where do you do your creative projects?
Do you work from home or in a shared studio?

I would love to know and see where you work 🙂

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Sneak peek, Behind the Scenes at my new desk space in Kingston-Upon-Thames

Hello my friends,  How are you all?

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Apologies for the lack of posts  on  the blogger sphere and social media. It is all for a very good reason…

I have moved into my new Studio Space! 💃

Yes, I  have moved from  Courtyard Studio in Central London because I realised how much I wanted a desk space to myself. Also,  the 95 mins+ of commuting into London  and coming home very late was taking its toll on me.  So I have  learnt  how  realistically  far I can stretch myself.  Without it affecting my health and creativity.

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Sorry, my desk is a mess! My desk space is a work in progress.

The  desk share at Courtyard Studio was a good experience for me. The brief time I was there, I fully embraced it. It was a taste of having a designated studio space to differentiate  my home and my work.  To be honest, the desk share I would recommend highly if you live closer to the Studio space or  if you are working part-time and freelance alongside.

Even though last summer I was working  a zero hours job, I realise which career path I wanted to spend more working on.

So, I kick started  the year as a full-time freelancer and found  myself a local-ish studio space from Cheam.

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I treated myself to the most beautiful Year Planner (2 colour screenprint) by Crispin Finn.

I have moved into the Little Yellow Duck, a digital  agency based in Kingston Upon Thames.

I also adopted a daily fitness regime, because I am noticing  my wrists were clicking and aching, also just how unfit I am.   So I had to take action; 20-40 mins exercise each day and eating clean (attempting to anyway!)
My workplace setup  is a work in progress. I can’t wait to get properly settled in.

I’m sharing with three talented freelancers who are all guys. Yep, I’m the only girl in the agency!  Seriously,  they are a lovely bunch of lads.

Kingston is a lovely area too. With the riverfront and lots of nice independent  shops to pop into. If you are ever in Kingston upon Thames, pop by and visit me.

What do you think of the space? Have you  rented out a studio space?

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When I viewed the Studio and saw the Jean Julien posters, I knew the guys have good taste.