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I'm an Illustrator that specialises In Decorative Illustration, Imaginative Characters, And Art That Brings Smiles To People.

Available For Work.
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All work is under copyright of Grace Sandford and is not to be taken or used without permission.
  • Adventure Awaits

    It’s been a while since i’ve created any personal work but I wanted to celebrate/embrace that it has been a whole year since graduating from University. 

    For a while, I was determined to write a blog post for new graduates about the highs and lows of the first year but I sadly don’t have time. (Too much work on - Take that as a positive sign graduates!!). 
    It may take a while for you to get work once you leave university, or it could be the complete opposite! Either way, life is unpredictable and both good and bad surprises will shape your year for the better. 

    I don’t illustrate night scenes much, so wanted to have a go at that too! 

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  • I’ve been really fortunate to have been featured on not one, but two blogs in a day! 

    So if you’re looking for some procrastination on your lunch break, please have a read! 

    Space on The Bookshelf asked me questions recently as I am an illustrator for Stew Magazine. I got to talk about my favourite books growing up and what I think has made me an illustrator. Read here

    Fellow illustrator and friend Brian Hartley asked me some seriously fun questions for his new section on his website. I’m asked about UFO’s, Cats and more! Read it here

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  • Postcard Giveaway

    I’m doing a very small giveaway on Twitter currently. You can win a set of postcards, just follow this  link

    Available to anyone in the entire world…who access to mail :) 

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  • Havago Festival 

    On August 18th + 19th (next week), I will be running a stall with Beast! at an arts festival in Norwich. 
    We’ll be selling our work and also putting on some events for the public to participate in! 

    I decided to make illustrations inspired by Norfolk Slang Words for the occasion. So in traditional Norfolk Slang, these animals are given unusual and fun names. This was super fun and great to work on a personal project that allows me to play with colour palettes and ideas. 

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  • Stew Magazine

    I’ve recently finished the next Let’s Make spread for Stew Magazine (Sept/Oct issue).

    Here are sneak peeks from the spread in which you can learn how to make spooky mummy models and boats made from babybel’s! 

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  • Beast Exhibition 

    The latest exhibition with Beast! is over, however A3 prints are now available on my Etsy!

    This includes The X-files inspired illustration ‘I Want To Believe’

    and ‘Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost’ inspired by the J.R.R Tolkien quote. 

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  • Hitchin

    My bestest bud from university Hayley, has recently moved to Hitchin to continue her journey in being fabulously successful and talented!
    I wanted to create something for her as a moving in present. 

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  • Stew Magazine - Issue 4 

    Stew Magazine’s fourth edition arrived in the mail this morning and its the best one yet! 
    Joe Lillington’s cover illustration is stunning and its nice to see such a strong team of illustrators working for the magazine. 

    This is my second spread of Let’s Make and I love that the editor wanted, brighter, bolder colours this time! 
    I’m personally really pleased with the spread, its fun and hopefully will encourage children to get creative this summer (I want to make the volcano too!) 

    I thought i’d show the rough I sent to the magazine editor, Ali, to show a working process from start to finish! Luckily, not much changed from the beginning concept to the finished product. 

    You can buy a subscription to Stew Magazine here 

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  • Wild Flower Pattern 

    I decided on Sunday to ignore the work I had to do and create something new! I’d never tried a proper floral pattern before and wanted to give it a go. I was greatly inspired by wild flowers, they are lush! 
    It’s given me a new ability in my portfolio.

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  • Gracie Goose 

    Some sneak peeks from Gracie Goose and the Stolen Golden Egg, my first attempt at writing as well as illustrating a picture book. 

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