Advent Adventure

In 2014 Alison Chisnell curated a series of advent blogs, and Simon Heath illustrated them. I was lucky enough to be a blogger that participated. Simon has blogged a gallery of the illustrations with links to the blogs. If you haven’t already read them, dip in.


On the 21st of November 2013, I was contacted out of the blue by one of my Twitter chums, the very lovely Alison Chisnell, with something of a challenge that I was honoured to take up. Alison was inviting me to collaborate with her on her annual curation of Advent blogposts – providing illustrations to accompany each of the 24 guest posts submitted voluntarily from friends across the Twittersphere and published every day in the 24 days leading up to Christmas.

What follows is a gallery of the those illustrations, with links to the original post and the author’s Twitter profile, along with a brief sentence or two on what sparked the image I created. All of the images were created digitally using a Bamboo stylus from Wacom, an iPad Air and’s brilliant app, Paper.

Trail 1
This image was used by Alison to trail the series. When I…

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