I was asked by the Wilder Wenhaston Group (specifically the Wilder Garden sub group), to illustrate a 'frame' that could be used to decorate their reports in the local village newsletter, as well as to use in any other way they wish.
I was given access to the results of a recent wildlife survey which indicated various wildlife seen in local gardens. I made a list of plants and animals which were noted in the results and spent some time arranging digital images of some of these around an A4 page until a pleasing layout was achieved.
This was then printed as a hard copy, then using layout paper and a large light pad this was redrawn in pencil until I was happy with the design. This was then sent for the groups approval before a final copy was drawn in ink. However initially the image I had created spread more into the page, so I also created a second image as shown, which being a narrower frame therefore made this more flexible for purpose.
A hi-res digital .jpg was supplied to the group for use as required. Text supplied by the group was also included in an A5 layout all ready for the next issue of the newsletter.
'Wilder Gardens' Village Trail Leaflet
A map was also created to show locations of various gardens taking part in a Wilder Gardens Trail through the village.
Although this is a double-sided leaflet, I only needed to take care of one side, with the map and legend - not shown (includes names of properties, postcodes and other information).
Initially the map was similar to the one created for the Wenhaston Commons Group, however this map is actually less detailed and based on a smaller area, as well as being slightly rotated so that all the locations fill the available space.
Wilder Wenhaston logo included on the map, and a QR code linking to their website is included in the legend.
Icons were included on the map to show those gardens offering refreshments as well as the local public house (for toilets and beer); and Woottens Plants for plant-buying purposes should anyone be inspired when visiting the gardens.