m wood pen

illustrator of books, cocktails, travel + more

Happy Christmas, London. Hats off to my pal @diaryofalondoness for inspiring this Merry, Bright + Londony sketch for her Christmas banner. Let the festivities, whirligigs, preparations and parties begin!

“It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees They’re putting up reindeer And singing songs of joy and peace” Joni Mitchell Yes. It’s just November. But as I see the cardinals flitting and flying out of the bursting bold red of the burning bush just outside my window + feel the crisp blue cold of …

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What a lark! Here is a smattering of my illustrations of beautiful, stylish, witty, glamorous, historic London (the city that I am besotted with!) that were created a few years ago for the book Citysketch London: Nearly 100 Creative Prompts for Sketching the City on the Thames [Book] by Monica Meehan, Joanne Shurvell, Melissa Wood · Race Point Publishing · Paperback · 176 …

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