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FIGURE DRAWING BOOK LAUNCHES Exciting update for you guys - my second book is now available online in the US, Canada and UK. ‘Figure Drawing’ is the second companion in the Pocket Art series (yep - so compact, it can fit in your pocket) and is the follow up to ‘Portrait Drawing’. My vision being; I wanted to share an easy-to-understand, uncomplicated guide to mastering technique and style. Pushing everyone out of their comfort zone, slowly but surely - the book encourages the reader to loosen up, to gain the courage to step outside and feel brave enough to draw in public. You’ll start...

My second and final book in the Pocket Book Series is now available for PreOrder on Amazon! This neatly sized accessible technical guide leads primarily through visual instruction. Figure Drawing is the perfect complain to Portrait Drawing, released this Spring with Rockport Publishers Figure Drawing is about getting out of your comfort zone and guides you through various techniques to help you gain the confidence to draw outside and in public. This book is all about loosening up. There are lots of fun exercises that help you create more expressive works which help with character design and fashion illustration. I’m looking forward to seeing it. You’ll...

Portrait Drawing now available at The National Gallery, Sainsbury Book Shop My first book, 'Portrait Drawing', published with Rockport this Spring is not only available at WHSmiths and Waterstones, but now can be found at, The National Gallery, London. Very exciting! ...

Miss Led Portrait Drawing is a lively and thorough visual guide to explaining the concepts of character and individual expression of the face. This book will have you looking and learning with step-by-step illustrations and expert tips directly from London-based artist, Miss Led, aka Joanna Henly. A compact 112 page book can be neatly carried in a backpack or pocket for when you’re drawing on the go. Beginning with creating the perfect set up  in your office, room or on location Henly talks about holding the pencil to make specific lines and how using examples shows how implementing different marks can...

Recent beauty illustration for a new skincare client Here's a selection of illustration steps from of a set of seven images commissioned for a new product packaging.  I get many enquiries from potential commissioners to create a series of works to illustrate a particular beauty or skincare regime. I've not till now had a step-by-step project that I've been very proud of. So when I was approached by a new London based skincare specialist about creating this work I saw it as a great opportunity. The brief was to illustrate the different stages involved in applying an organic botanical based skincare product.  The final illustrations...

The first of two books in the Pocket Art Series published with Rockport is now available for Pre Order! This neatly sized drawing companion is as beautiful as it is informative. It's filled with tips, tricks and tonnes of tutorials that I've developed as an artist and taught to students over the last 16years. I’ve also selected my favourite portrait drawings from the last 10 years as examples of what you can achieve! ✨ ♣️ Thank you to the team at Rockport for making this book a reality ♣️ Publishers Notes This lively, graphic approach to explaining concepts will have you looking and learning with step by step...

I still have all the drawing books my Dad bought me from his travels when I was growing up. I learnt so much more from these guides than I did in school. It’s such an honour to be launching my own. I hope you get as much learning as I did retraining myself to write and illustrate this drawing book guide :) . Ahead of schedule the cover of my debut book is now here! This perfect neatly sized drawing companion is as beautiful as it is informative. Filled with tips, tricks and tonnes of tutorials. I’ve also selected my favourite portrait drawings from...

With the completion of a 50 faces portrait project with Laurence King and my Portrait Drawing with Quarto now complete, I'm working hard to complete the final publishing project - Figure Drawing - with Quarto Publishers. It's been an intensely busy 10 months, thanks for sticking with me. Teaser - For one section of the book I'm practising quick street sketching and feeling a rekindled love for brush pens & continuous line exercises.  It's been great to go "back to school" - to remember all the super quick and fun exercises I've learnt over the years of drawing and painting -  to be able to pull them all...

  Hey There 2018 ✨✨✨✨ Happy New Year Friends What a crazy year it has been, so happy we get to celebrate the coming of a new one… Here’s to it being our best yet. I want to say a huge thank you to all for your unwavering support across 2017!! It has been my most fulfilling and busiest yet. For those who have engaged online, emailed me kind words, bought prints, come to shows and exhibitions and also to my wonderful clients who have commissioned and continued to collaborate with me on some of my incredible projects and art works THANK YOU!! This year flowed...