Category Archives: What's going on

What's going on with the web­site or in my life.

You Remember The World Cup..... and Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southg­ate, what a hero. I think he inspired us all for his calm, caring encour­age­ment to the Eng­land team. Bril­liant! What an Example. Maybe the Trump could learn a thing or two. So I was inspired to cre­ate a piece … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Oi! Look at me!

Excuse me! Mar­ket­ing doesn't have to be rude. But it's dif­fi­cult for we Brits., who have been brought up 'Not to show off!' So I've invited, back from the dead, for one day only: "Wal­ter Mat­thau' a gen­tle­man and a funny man. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Aint that just typical ????......

No, but isn't it though?  I send out a well planned and pre­pared, expens­ive email mar­ket­ing shot.….…. …AND EVERYONE IS WORKING FROM HOME!!!  (Me too of course and please excuse my intru­sion!!! BUT I did not like my pre­vi­ous illo. So I … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Game SET and match!!

You know how it is! You leave your home for your annu­al hol­i­day, in the cap­able-not- hands of your lovely neigh­bours… Return to find Mr and Mrs Badger and cubs have taken over the garden!!! Mind you the garden is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Hi Old Friends and New Friends.

 Today is a very spe­cial day for Miko Illus­tra­tion.  We launch the new look www.miko-illustration site! It's not 100% fin­ished, but there again noth­ing good ever is. So put on your specs, plug in your head­phones and take a walk around … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Guess who went to 'Scaramanga Marketing' Marketing Workshop Yesterday??

Well, this lucky guy for a start.….… Get­ting on for 3 hours of fact find­ing, inspir­a­tion­al Mar­ket­ing on a Budget! Giv­en by Claire Scara­manga and Ruby Plen­der­leith, respect­ively Man­aging Dir­ect­or and Mar­ket­ing Exec­ut­ive of Scara­manga Mar­ket­ing. A mena­ger­ie of 20 or … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Caption: Rather carelessly, Vincent van Gogh had forgotten that ears aren't only for hearing!

You know that opticians now offer hearing aids as well as glasses........

.…..Well.….Vincent van Gogh wished they'd offered that ser­vice back in the day, when he nicked him­self shav­ing!   This is yet anoth­er of Miko's cre­ations for his Greet­ing Card Range 'Artist­ic License'. Maybe its a while since you have vis­ited … Con­tin­ue read­ing

I am so happy we are linked peeps

You 'Lovely Linkedin Linker' Peeps

I was just about to just click the auto thanks reply to those lovely Peeps, when I was inter­rup­ted by a herd of Gnu crash­ing through the stu­dio. On their way, I guess, to green­er pas­tures. Mind you that's the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

The Contented Scarecrow Concerto

Any Birthdays coming up, or a bare wall that would benefit from a smile?

Well, just click around the corner and you can take a stroll around Miko's gal­ler­ies and buy his wall art and greet­ings cards. Miko-Greetings.com It's worth the walk.

Just take it one step at a time. Sensible advice for all of us.

No rush! No pan­ic! Do what you can, sit back and enjoy and when you are ready, do a little bit more. Rory Mack­en­zies' advice for garden­ers, dis­abled or not, makes a lot of sense.

Get to know your audience.....

When you work with a magazine for a while you get to know what illus­tra­tion con­tent will be accept­able to the edit­or, art dir­ect­or and read­ers. In oth­er words you get to know your audi­ence. So Rory Mackenzie's art­icle is … Con­tin­ue read­ing