Lovely Live drawing at Linley

In December I was treated to mince pies and carol singing whilst drawing bespoke Christmas cards in Linley. Tough gig! I drew Nutcrackers, wooden bears, mice and beautiful trinket boxes created using wonderful marquetry. You can check out some pictures from the event by the lovely Martyn White here:        

A busy December

How lucky was I this December! I got the opportunity to work with Red Valentino, at Christmas events and draw their wonderful customers styled in the Spring Summer 2018 collection. The fist event was in the London Sloane Street store and subsequent events the following week in Rome and Milan. Fantastico! Customers were happy to pose for me […]

Little Flea – Roll up, Roll up

Little flea is a fantastic online magazine and directory for parents featuring kid’s clothing and toys. A portal to awesome brands selected for little people. I wanted to collaborate with them on a fashion shoot and the resulting illustrations ran in the magazine ( you can read the edition here Sharon Cooper was the photographer […]

Enchanted Forest for Kurt Geiger Kid’s shoe consession at Harrod’s

My latest commission took me behind the scenes at Harrod’s. I was asked to design an Enchanted Forest for the Kurt Geiger Kid’s shoe department. It was a lovely job, drawing deer with bow ties, owls in top hats, frogs running away with heels! I had free reign to design the story and we were […]

Golden Panther

I got asked to paint in gold recently for a very exciting commission. The brief was to paint a golden big cat onto some leather limited-edition trainers. It was a challenge I admit, not having painted on this medium before but I tracked down some incredible paints called Angelus, had them posted over from the […]

An evening dining with Yolke

The lovely duo ( Anna and Ella) behind Yolke, recently hosted a dinner for some inspirational and fashionable folk. I was asked, after a previous collaboration with them to capture the diners as they ate, discussed and previewed the next season’s collection. I scribbled on some name places too, and tried my hardest not to capture […]

Select works available to buy

Please click on the link below for items to buy from The Jo Bird Printshop. I’ve added some screen prints I squeegeed myself and these are all limited edition…once they are gone, they are gone!  

Amazon’s Instagram is blooming with Spring/Summer Fashion

Amazon have become a fashion force to be reckoned with, stocking designer dresses and luxury apparel. The American team asked me to incorporate their Spring/Summer ’16 fashion shoot of delicate pastel coloured dresses into a complimentary illustrated setting. I pushed for a Spring park with cherry blossom and set the scene with picnics, lamp posts and dog […]