Two years ago I had heaps of fun putting together a pop-up sketchbook. This year I went through a bunch of fancy ideas involving the Shark cull cause and then taking sentences from a novel. But it was all too hard and I wasn’t getting on with it. So I’ve gone with the self-indulgent theme instead because it suits me. So here are the first few pages. Snap shots of my life. The collage is fun but it has to go because I’m supposed to have 16 sketches by the end of next week.

I cycled up a really big hill.

Arthurs seat We went to dinner with some gorgeous friends who have built  a house in a beautiful rural setting. They said they were over run with rabbits that helped themselves to the fruit on the trees.  rabbits

I had lunch with Steven Seagull

Seagul

I changed the wheel on my bus.

tyre

Posted by:Karen Erasmus

I am an illustrator and surface pattern designer. I have illustrated 18 picture books. I live in Melbourne, Australia with three kids, two dogs, four chickens and a mad husband. Life's busy. I also love to sew and cycle and visit galleries whenever I get the time.

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