I was born in the North of England (on the coast near Newcastle) where I developed my passion for spending time outdoors painting watercolours with my dad. This maybe the inspiration for my love of observational/reportage drawing by documenting life and travels in my sketchbooks.  I have a strong passion for line work (from a background in Fine Art) and I love to capture what I see with my eyes directly with a pen on paper. In 2017 I will graduate with an MA in Children’s Book Illustration (Cambridge), after studying a BA in Animation (Cardiff) and a year studying at the Academy of Art in San Francisco.