Our creatives

Here are the portfolios of our creative collective members so far. Their work is unique to them, deserving of appreciation, and we know you will like it too!

Mullein green is our in house illustrator! Printmaker, painter and as of 2020 has been a self taught digital illustrator has illustrated with little living room publication issue 2! She is always continuing to experiment and refine her work and has expressed her gratitude and feel lucky to connect with a wonderful mix of creatives here!

@mullein.green

Mullein Green

blossoms
blossoms

Painted forrest of trees, red blossoms in the branches fill the upper half of the page. Sparsely scattered blossom pettles litter a blue and white forest floor.

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cyanotype 1
cyanotype 1

Cyanotype image of branch with blossoms. Blue background fills most of the page with white and light

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mullein green
mullein green

Image of Mullein standing on a walkway above a river.

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blossoms
blossoms

Painted forrest of trees, red blossoms in the branches fill the upper half of the page. Sparsely scattered blossom pettles litter a blue and white forest floor.

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Emma Alice-jane

Emma, our in house Graphic Designer, is a self-proclaimed renaissance woman of creativity. A Caledophile based in London, she is an theatre marketer and freelance graphic designer by day and a poet, author and artist by night. Emma is a graduate of the Warwick Writing Programme and designer for little living room.

Instagram @sappho_design

www.sappho_design.com

hand of god
hand of god

digital drawing of hands reaching to one another in a warm orange and subtle black outline

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lungs
lungs

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yosemite
yosemite

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hand of god
hand of god

digital drawing of hands reaching to one another in a warm orange and subtle black outline

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Becca Gallacher

Becca is a writer, poet, contemporary artist, songbird and eternal romantic. Since studying BAHons in fine art at DJCAD she has travelled and taught abroad to find home, explore herself and how to express her voice. She has volunteered in art therapy with Cross reach and has studied counselling skills in Edinburgh since realising her need to further understand active listening and self care. Becca has since made a platform for fellow creatives seeking connection with little living room as of June 2019 as CEO and Editor in chief.

Instagram @becca.gallacher.art

www.rebeccagallacher.com

smile
smile

playful multicolour painting of a man smiling, looking up, with hand raised in joy surrounded by loosely painted flowers in and surrounded by multicolour of red and yellow and green and blue

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kiss
kiss

close up painting of a couple kissing on a dancefloor of black surrounded by forms of crystallised oestrogen and testosterone. figures are painted in bright multicolour illustrating body temperature infrared

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becca
becca

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smile
smile

playful multicolour painting of a man smiling, looking up, with hand raised in joy surrounded by loosely painted flowers in and surrounded by multicolour of red and yellow and green and blue

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Hannah Lingard

Hannah’s love for art first took her to the University of Edinburgh to study History of Art. She has since focused on expanding her own practical work, inspired by the artists she has studied. After completing a painting course at Leith School of Art, she is now pursuing a career in painting by building on this current body of work. Her aim is to create artworks that bring joy and excitement to the viewer through the use of bright colours. Hannah’s choice of colour palettes stems from her background in art history, in particular her research into the Scottish Colourists, such as John Duncan Fergusson.

red sea
red sea

image of purple rocks forming the foreground of a beach scene. the golden sand extends to the background on the left side and meets the red-coloured water in the middle of the print. the sky has purple grey clouds lighter than the rocks of the foreground.

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home sick
home sick

drawn, colour filled image face on looking at a woman holding a cell phone up to in her left hand to her left ear. her eyes are closed, her skin is golden, hair is purple, and the background is red. she is wearing a hooded baggy purple sweatshirt.

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work day
work day

technicolour filled drawn images of man sitting in an office chair at a desk in front of a computer. the man faces toward the window, with golden colours on the surfaces facing the window.

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red sea
red sea

image of purple rocks forming the foreground of a beach scene. the golden sand extends to the background on the left side and meets the red-coloured water in the middle of the print. the sky has purple grey clouds lighter than the rocks of the foreground.

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Gabi Gikyte

Gabriele Gikyte is an independent Lithuanian artist, now based in Edinburgh. She finished her studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts where she studied graphics and printmaking. During her four years at the VAA she ventured broadly in many different types and styles of visual art. Nowadays Gabriele explores a bold approach to ink drawing using a mind flow technique. Art has always been a coping mechanism and a self-therapy to her, yet in this period of her life she believes that engaging in a dialogue is a lot more important.

@gabi_gikart

Edinburgh is home
Edinburgh is home

black and white digitally drawn illustration depicting the sun rays and playful little illustrations of what reminds gabi of her home in portobello, sea gulls, seashells, boars, flowers and more decorate the border

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little living roomedited (1)
little living roomedited (1)

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Edinburgh is home
Edinburgh is home

black and white digitally drawn illustration depicting the sun rays and playful little illustrations of what reminds gabi of her home in portobello, sea gulls, seashells, boars, flowers and more decorate the border

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Rebecca Sumina

Rebecca is 24 and has been living in Edinburgh for almost 2 years now. She was born in northern Italy to Croatian parents. In August 2019, she studied Art and Design for the first time, after a foundation year working with different media, from printmaking to performance. Now she is studying Interior and Spatial Design at university. Since the start of the pandemic she’s been enjoying doing illustrations, initially as a way to practice and improve her drawing skills, but now as something she really enjoys and through which she can express herself.

@beccasofi_

'travel dream become' A5 Print
'travel dream become' A5 Print

illustration in playful colours of a young woman standing in an airport beside her luggae pearing out the window to the airplanes dreaming of scotland as seen by a thought bubble above her head of the scottish flag. she wears a green jumper, red skirt and a yellow rucksack over her shoulder and has long brown hair. the words 'dream travel become' are drawn in gold green and blue next to her on the illustration, arrows pointing in front of her and behind illustrating her movement from the past

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'travel dream become' A5 Print
'travel dream become' A5 Print

illustration in playful colours of a young woman standing in an airport beside her luggae pearing out the window to the airplanes dreaming of scotland as seen by a thought bubble above her head of the scottish flag. she wears a green jumper, red skirt and a yellow rucksack over her shoulder and has long brown hair. the words 'dream travel become' are drawn in gold green and blue next to her on the illustration, arrows pointing in front of her and behind illustrating her movement from the past

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Katy is an eternally humble creative who paints in watercolour to thersapise in her spare time. She is a passionate environmentalist who in her early 20's founded carbon footprint awareness company E-mission. Committed to working with companies like friends of the earth to do what she can to make this planet one we want to live in. She is your friendly neighbourhood hobbit and lover of all things fantastical. She can often be found wondering in and around Edinburgh

@katyylawrence

Katy Lawrence

witches' house
witches' house

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Water colour trees
Water colour trees

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bronze bath
bronze bath

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witches' house
witches' house

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Ozge Spike

Ozge is a playright, jewellery maker and wonderful human being. You can find her written piece about how 'O with the dots' her company was founded and how she found herself in Edinburgh - in issue 2 of little living room. Ozge's jewellery captures moments for people to wear as beautiful statement pieces. 

 "... perfectly imperfect..." polymer clay jewellery hand-made by Özge 

@owiththedots

'cloudy sky' Hand made earrings
'cloudy sky' Hand made earrings

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'The Band Plays On' Polymer clay handmad
'The Band Plays On' Polymer clay handmad

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'Grasslands' Polymer clay handmade jewe
'Grasslands' Polymer clay handmade jewe

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'cloudy sky' Hand made earrings
'cloudy sky' Hand made earrings

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lajeen

Lajeen is an extremely talented artist who specialises in a contemporary take to realistic pencil rendered drawings of landscapes, architecture and portraitds. Her work is almost magical with soft rendering and striking contrast with a truly ethereal take to reflection in particular.

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serene woman
serene woman

realistic sketch of a womans face with the outline of her hands placed in a relaxed fashion on either side of her neck, an outline with suggestion of hair surrounding the black and white face

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island
island

photo of a sketch in pencil from the drawers perspective. featuring a realistic pencil drawing of a small island

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building pencil drawing
building pencil drawing

section of a building sketched in a realistic style in pencil

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serene woman
serene woman

realistic sketch of a womans face with the outline of her hands placed in a relaxed fashion on either side of her neck, an outline with suggestion of hair surrounding the black and white face

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Chelsea Bunyan

A Canadian born artist, theatre practitioner, teacher, and craft beer enthusiast that travelled a long way to find a home. Chelsea found happiness in sketching the beautiful buildings and wildlife around her, often while enjoying a dark cup of coffee and a lemon yogurt.

@drawinganddrinking

Bee
Bee

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Community Garden
Community Garden

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Bottle Flowers 2
Bottle Flowers 2

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Bee
Bee

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