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Megafauna

Ice Age Giants

Author & Illustrator: Laura Ridger

This children’s book was a passion project I created as a self-created brief while at university. Natural history is one of my interests, and educational illustration is something I greatly enjoy doing, so I knew I wanted to combine the two. So while researching, I noticed that all the natural history children’s books were nearly all about dinosaurs and only a few about ice age creatures; so I decided to create one myself!

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What is a Home?

Lockdown and Isolation

At Home in a Pandemic


Over lockdown, we have all been confined to our homes and have all looked at our homes differently. In my illustrations I have not only looked into the architectural differences between homes but also the location and how the homes in lockdown can affect a person mentally.

Isolation

At times no matter how much we love our homes, there is a point where we feel claustrophobic and trapped. where we feel as though the house is shrinking around you or you are expanding, like in one of Lewis Carroll’s novels.

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Ideal Illustrations: Men and their Houses

The combination of a leg injury and a lot of work demands kept me inside and inactive at the end of last year and the beginning of 2021, but now that…

Ideal Illustrations: Men and their Houses
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House of Illustration evolving into Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration, the world’s largest public arts space dedicated to illustration

Fantastic expansion plans announced at new location

House of Illustration evolving into Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration, the world’s largest public arts space dedicated to illustration
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A Bit Of Un-Masked History

Comparisons have been made more than a few times between today’s coronavirus pandemic and the pandemic of 1918 known as the Spanish Flu.  Turns out …

A Bit Of Un-Masked History
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Marsha P. Johnson & History

“History isn’t something you look back at and say it was inevitable – it happens because people make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive and …

Marsha P. Johnson & History
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On Injustice, Inequality, and Being Black in America: A Reading List

Personal posts, essays, and interviews by Black writers, bloggers, and thinkers, compiled by our editorial team.

On Injustice, Inequality, and Being Black in America: A Reading List
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Celebrating Pride Month: Perspectives on Identity, Diversity, Communication, and Change

“Be proud. Be yourself.” This month, Automatticians shared what celebrating Pride means to them.

Celebrating Pride Month: Perspectives on Identity, Diversity, Communication, and Change
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Instagram Highlights

Instagram Highlights

https://laurabowderridger.com/2019/03/30/instagram-highlights/
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