The Marilyn Robertson Blog

Alexander McQueen inspiration

March 10th, 2013

One question I constantly  get asked " inspiration where does it come from "….  it is a debate I sometimes have with myself. My answer ..  it is not one aspect only, but  an amalgam of many influences from films, fashion ,interiors and the myriad of visual stimulus that surrounds us all every day. Of […]

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My illustrations at licensing shows

July 4th, 2011

How did you do at your show in New York friends, family and clients all ask the same question.  Yet there is no real answer.  It was fun  – buoyant – my artwork was admired – my ego grew!! – I made many new connections it was good to meet up with my already publishers […]

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Licensing a different side.

March 17th, 2011

The world of licensing can sometimes surprise you.  I show at two major Licensing shows Brand Licensing Europe in London in October and Surtex in New York in May.  Both shows can threw up the unexpected and last year was no exception.The Brand Licensing show in London had an incredible buzz and I was pleased […]

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In The Garden

July 23rd, 2010

If only I had more time to devote to the garden  In winter I pour over magazines and visit gardening sites dreaming of sunny days. Each Summer I have great plans to spend more time in the garden.  At the weekend when the weather is fine, I do just that.  During the week when my working […]

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Blossoms in May 2010

May 6th, 2010

This year the blossom trees have really been a joy to behold.  As I promised myself in my last blog – I took my camera and recorded the beauty of the wonderful blossom on one of the many trees in flower in my village. Blue blue skies & cherry blossom Beautiful

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A day in the life of……

April 26th, 2010

Do I ever have a typical day?  No, not really.  I will try and put into words a day in my life as an artist/illustrator. I usually try and start the day with a walk and short run.  I live in the English countryside and today I walked along the local canal hoping to see […]

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Missing !

April 13th, 2010

Where did they go ……… Recently I changed my web hosting company. For some crazy reason I lost a number of blogs. Where did they go??….. some where out in the ether they are floating around without a home. I hope to resume writing my blog in between running my studio and spending time doing […]

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