Recently I was asked to send some mugs and other items to Australia and New Zealand and realised that the postage was actaully more than the cost of the items. So I looked at other options and decided to start an account with Red Bubble, a 'print and post' company with depots around the world - making postage more affordable. I have added my WHIPPITZ range and they are now available from there on lots of items. I will soon be adding more designs to the range.
Click on the button below to go to my Red Bubble Page.
Looking for something unique and personal for that special person?
Gift Vouchers for a personal commission start at £50 for a design of similar size to the one shown and includes a 12x10" mounted print and P&P in the UK.
Where to Find My Artwork
Local arts and crafts shop selling all sorts of unusual gifts and ideas for the home.
Bridge Street, Blyth, Northumberland.(opposite Frameworks Cafe)
The Morpeth Chantry & Bagpipe Museum/Tourist Information Centre
A large selection of local arts and crafts, open all year round.
Bridge Street, Morpeth, Northumberland.
Gail Armstrong - Artist and Illustrator
Wife, mother of two boys and kennel maid to three dogs, living on the beautiful coast of Northumberland.
I spent most of my childhood preparing to go to art college. I would draw and paint anywhere...walls, telephone directories, even on the back of my Mum's jacket! However while waiting for my exam results I was enticed along another path by an advert to join the Royal Navy, which I did - as an aircraft engineer. Those nine wonderful years helped me grow up, learn a few lessons and gave me confidence to take on new challenges. There followed a career mostly in retail and adult education, ending in 2015 when I took a leap of faith and became self employed. Initially as a creative coach, but when public interest in my artwork grew and I received my first commission - a series of designs to promote Blyth during the Tall Ships Regatta in 2016, I had to change tack (pun intended!)
Art and writing have always been my passion, and I am extremely fortunate to be able to do both as a career. I have also started to write a novel based on my days in the WRNS.It's early days but I'm enjoying the nostalgia of research immensely.
I create most of my work digitally using an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. I love how versitile it is and means I can work anywhere without the mess, but I still enjoy painting and sketching when I can.
Welcome to my website and my creative world, I'm thrilled you took time to visit me.
Please contact me for more information.
mobile 07593 073351
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