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A small girl and her cat are tucked up in a giant blue bed with an orange cup of tea. Original hand-drawn illustration in pen and ink and digitally coloured.

I’m finding the way back home to my old loves of illustration, printmaking, drawing and design, after ages spent working in the crazy haphazard world of dance and theatre. I also design under the name of Scruff, which comes from my longstanding reputation as someone who can’t keep her artwork clean and tidy (luckily, computers came along and saved me from a life of smudgy blobs and fingerprints).

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  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityalmost 4 years ago

    So lovely- I like her fuzzy bed hair and the expressions xx

  • Thanks so much, Anita :)

    – Carla Martell

  • Tiznar
    Tiznaralmost 4 years ago

    Love your design!
    “we” are doing this now, it is so cold out!

  • Thanks Tiznar – we’re not doing it yet, because it’s still summer, but give it a few months!

    – Carla Martell

  • joycee
    joyceealmost 4 years ago

    Lovely work Carla!

  • Thank you, Joycee :)

    – Carla Martell

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 4 years ago

    wickedly comforting. :)

  • Thank you…I always like a cup of tea in bed

    – Carla Martell

  • lollipopsunday
    lollipopsundayalmost 4 years ago

    I wish that I had a bed this good…

  • Yes me too! And that many pillows would be grand…

    – Carla Martell

  • Steve Farr
    Steve Farralmost 4 years ago

    So very charming imagery!!~S

  • Thanks Steve, appreciate your comment :)

    – Carla Martell

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldalmost 4 years ago

    perfect scenerio

  • Cheers, WW :)

    – Carla Martell

  • Aleksandra Kabakova
    Aleksandra Kab...almost 4 years ago

    mmmmmmmmmmm….so cute, well done!

  • Thanks, Aleksandra!

    – Carla Martell

  • andley
    andleyalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful illustration !

  • Many thanks, Mr Wrigley :)

    – Carla Martell

  • Denis Marsili - DDTK
    Denis Marsili ...almost 4 years ago


  • Many thanks to you, Mr Marsili!

    – Carla Martell

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