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Oh my God, is it June already? I can’t believe it. Slow down, 2014! You’re making me dizzy!

May was a beautiful month.

The ground looked like this:

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I saw the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition at the Barbican Centre in London.

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I visited Chatsworth in Derbyshire. Or Pemberley for the Jane Austen fans out there. It was GORGEOUS, as I knew it would be. Mr. Darcy has exceedingly good taste. :0)

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And I did lots and lots of illustrations. I worked on a number of private commissions and I am currently working on my second children’s book. More about that soon, I promise.

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So long, May! So long, Spring. It was a pleasure.

Hello, June. Hello summer. Please come on in. Make yourself at home…

 

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?

Mary

This is the latest illustration I was commissioned to create, for the bedroom of a baby girl.

The baby’s name is Maria, so I kept thinking about Mary Lennox from The Secret Garden, one of my favourite characters in children’s literature. She has a bit of a temper and a mind of her own, but she is also imaginative and has a kind heart. The end of the book is gorgeous so I thought that Mary and the garden were the perfect inspiration for this drawing.

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I hope baby Maria likes her illustration! :0)

The Collector of collections

This was the latest piece I illustrated for Brazilian blog “Before they Grow up“.

The Collector

See the original post here.

Collaboration: Before they grow up

Christmas is not over yet! :0)

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This was the latest children’s illustration I did for Brazilian blog “Before they grow up”. See the original post here.

Before they grow up – 5th collaboration

Here is the latest illustration I did for Brazilian blog “Before they grow up“.

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See the published post here: “Antes que eles cresçam“.