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At last! It's done!!

My new e-book Design to Detail is finally ready to go!

So excited!

Let me tell you about it.......

Whenever I write a new book I think about the topics that people most ask about. Over the last few years, Style and Design and more specifically how I go about creating my own designs has come up frequently.

Design to Detail will take you through my design process from initial draft to completed design. 

We'll take a look at four different framework structures, creating a design from each which we will go through in detail from start to finish. We'll also discuss design elements and principles, identifying a style, ideas for presenting your work along with lots of tips. 

I hope that reading Design to Detail will be like you are with me discussing the process whilst I'm drawing. 

Design to Detail is a 67 page digital e-book in PDF format.

Though I'm always terrified about the launch of a new book, I'm very happy with how it's turned out and hope that you are going to love it!

If you just want to race ahead and purchase Design to Detail without going any further (you know you want to!!), go right ahead and click the "Add to Cart" button.

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Want to know a bit more first? Absolutely! 

As e-books can be a bit of an unknown factor I've got a little preview video of Design to Detail for you to check out so that you can make an informed decision as to whether it will be the right book for you. 

Here's the video:
**Please note if you are reading this post in an email you may need to visit to website to view the video.

Design to Detail is available now for


Payments can be made by either Paypal or Credit Card

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Purchase Design to Detail by clicking on the "Add to Cart" button above - this will open up the shopping cart, select "Check out with Paypal" - you will then have the option of paying with either a Paypal Account, or credit card.

Thank you! 

I hope you're going to love it! 


  1. Oooh! it is printing now - I think this will be tonights reading and drawing. Thanks

    1. I hope you enjoy it, Val. I always find it pretty terrifying releasing a new e-book as I've lived with the project for months by the time it goes out :) h

  2. It's a lovely e-Book at first glance—well done! Love the bits of color. Thank you for your hard work, Helen! Wishing you much success with your latest creation!

    1. Thanks so much Jo. I hope you have a lot of fun with it :) I too hope it's a success!! hx

  3. Can hardly wait until it finishes downloading. This is going to be a fun book

  4. Were we supposed to get a link to get this free if we subscribed to your blog? I got the daisy book (love it!) but never saw this one. Perhaps I misunderstood.

    1. Hi Cathy,
      The free mini e-book Compass Daisies was the one sent out to subscribers 1st October. The mini e-books are a promotion that I do before the release of a book for sale (in this case Design to Detail). You can read the details in the post here: . Design to Details is only available to purchase. Hope that all makes sense.
      Thanks :)

    2. It does and thank you so much!

    3. It does and thank you so much!

  5. Whenever you release one of your books, I get butterflies in my belly. I make sure the 3 hole punch is cleaned out, I have the correct notebooks for only your e-books and there is plenty of color ink and paper in the printer. I feel very grateful for your book, the 24 Prismacolor colored pencils and Fabriano journals, I acquired this weekend All materials I had been yearning for. All with a 40% discount. Congratulations on all your time and hard work. Peace be with you and your family!

    1. Marguerite, you've made me feel very special with your message. Thank you! I truly hope that Design to Detail lives up to your expectation and preparations :)

      You are so lucky to be able to get your art supplies at such a great discount - something unheard of here - I'm jealous! I'm just about due for new supplies myself - I desperately need to refresh some of my marker collection and stock up on some journals, too.

      Have fun!!


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