Lorrie Whittington Art | Design | Photography

Ballerina on the Boat

Created in 1969, written by Roza Khusnutdinova, directed by Lev Atamanov and set to Alfred Shnittke’s original music, this whimsical and delightful animation remains as popular today as when it was first created. I discovered it when my little girl was a toddler and mad…

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Flowers in Abundance

Flowers in Abundance

One of the things I appreciate most about England, is it’s passion for flowers and horticulture. We are blessed not only with a wide and diverse range of wild flowers in our countrside, but more parks and gardens than possibly anywhere else in Europe. England…

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In my Moleskine

In my Moleskine

As it’s been ages since I posted any sketchbook/moleskine work I thought it was a good time to post a small selection of drawings over the past few months.

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Collab Nation 2014

Collab Nation 2014

Collab Nation is a collaborative project, initially the brainchild of Bristol based street artist SPZero76 and recently adopted by North Wales based artist Mr Kobo. My friend Stina Jones has been involved and actively participating since the projects inception.  Now in it’s fourth year, Collab…

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Illustration Friday: Retro

Illustration Friday: Retro

I love Illustration Friday, it’s a great site and community that poses a new theme every week on a Friday (naturally) which artists can illustrate and then upload their work to the home page. This weeks theme was ‘Retro‘.   As I am currently working to…

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Birthday Round Up: Books and Boots

Birthday Round Up: Books and Boots

It was my birthday a couple of weeks ago (seems to roll around very quickly these days). In terms of celebrating we kept it pretty low key as we have a lot going on all of us. I had already been treated to my new…

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BIG Sketchbook/Notebook Giveway Competition

BIG Sketchbook/Notebook Giveway Competition

CLOSED: The winner was Jade Probitts. Congratulations, her bundle will be winging its way to her next week. ***** As most of you know I am a complete stationery addict, and have far too many. More than I can ever possibly use in fact. Also,…

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A Room of Ones Own

A Room of Ones Own

In the 1920s, Virgina Wolf delivered a series of lectures and wrote extensive essays with the umbrella title of  ‘A Room of Ones Own‘. The premise being that women would not have the means to write or indeed express themselves creatively unless they had financial…

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