Betonymay’s Blog


Retail therapy
February 9, 2010, 4:21 pm
Filed under: illustration, pattern making, rubber stamp

Inspired by a sunny walk around Covent Garden.

All images © Betony May.



Stour Space poster.
February 9, 2010, 2:46 pm
Filed under: events, illustration, pattern making

I recently did the illustration for a poster advertising an exciting new designer’s market, at the awesome Stour Space, Hackney Wick.

It’s a monthly event, on the last Saturday of each month. Facebook group can be found here.



Migrate!
September 30, 2009, 3:02 pm
Filed under: Features, illustration, pattern making

Migrate magazine is a really great illustration and photography magazine based in South Africa. It’s a wealth of talent from both up coming and industry professionals alike and I was pleased to contribute to their next issue themed around ‘sign of our times’.

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All images © Betony May 2009.



A fantastical boot.
September 9, 2009, 1:10 pm
Filed under: illustration, pattern making, Uncategorized

Just for fun, although one day I would like to design some out of this world boots like these…! Note: the horrible brown colour is actually a sexy gold colour!

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All content © Betony May 2009.



Top and Tail
August 24, 2009, 3:25 pm
Filed under: events, illustration, pattern making, rubber stamp

Earlier this month me and some pals curated a show at the Top and Tail Gallery, as part of the Hackney Wicked arts festival. Please see the Top and Tail blog.

Here some pics of my piece, where I applied my colorful repeat printing technique to a 3d format. The piece explores how alcohol may of affected a lovers’ relationship in Victorian London.

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All images © Betony May 2009.



How does my Galaxy grow?
July 17, 2009, 9:01 pm
Filed under: Features, illustration, pattern making

Here is the illustration I did for this weeks New Scientist Magazine. I think it’s a great publication, and I really enjoyed working for them.

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All images © Betony May 2009.



♪ Electricity comes from other planets! ♬
July 8, 2009, 7:07 pm
Filed under: illustration, pattern making, rubber stamp

I’ve just finished a fab commission for New Scientist Magazine, set to hit the shelves next week! The article was all about galaxy formations, and not only is it a thoroughly interesting read, but it will have some pretty illustrations to go with it too! For now here is a sneak peek at one of the galaxies I drew to make up the illustration.

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