Happy Chinese New Year

So this year is apparently the year of the rat – the inspiration for today’s doodle. Here’s a few facts about Chinese New Year There is no set date for Chinese New Year: According to the Lunar calendar, the Spring Festival is on January 1st and lasts until the 15th (the full moon). Unlike western holidays such as Christmas or Thanksgiving , when you calculate … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year

Illustrations for Children’s Stories

For Halloween last year my husband has wrote a couple of short stories for my nephews.  He asked each of them to write a list of themes they wanted included in the stories and from this created a little tale of horror.  The kids loved it so he decided to repeat it so I thought I’d create a cover for each tale. As all of … Continue reading Illustrations for Children’s Stories