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.



Now on sale at Lik + Neon.
November 23, 2009, 11:48 pm
Filed under: illustration, Products, rubber stamp

A range of my illustrated jewellery are now stocked at Lik + Neon, just off brick lane. Each item is hand drawn and/or stamped, snap up a wearable piece of art, for yourself or someone you really really like! : )

All images © Betony May 2009.



Making new jewellery.
October 23, 2009, 4:00 pm
Filed under: design, Products, rubber stamp

Here are some snaps of my latest order of illustrated jewellery being made….

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All these, and more will be available at LIK + NEON soon.

All images © Betony May 2009.



New jewellery.
August 24, 2009, 3:58 pm
Filed under: design, events, illustration, Products, rubber stamp

At the moment I’m working on some new designs for my accessory collection, including a ‘Dark was the Night’ silhouette collection. I did a stall at the Hackney Wick flea market to test them out, but will be approaching shops soon. You can buy some of my original collection from the ICA, London.

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All images © 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.



♪ 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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Stamp-tastic.
May 14, 2009, 2:02 pm
Filed under: rubber stamp, Uncategorized

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This is part of my hand carved rubber stamp collection… I made these little shelves for them, they’re not ideal but I thought I’d post as it gives you a better ides as to how I make my illustrations.