The Aardvark Manifesto 2010

The Aardvark Manifesto, produced by the Aardvark Tearoom and Gallery in St Leonard's was a regular seller on Folksy last year. It has been updated for 2010 and now shows its delightful instructions in a letterpress stylee.

Fail better

Aardvark have also added a new print with sage advice from Samuel Beckett. The prints are available in different colours from Aardvark on Sea on Folksy or their bricks and mortar shop, beautifully situated in (or under?) the amazing Marina Court on St Leonard's seafront.

As We Make Our Way Home by Laurie Hastings and David Troupes

As We Make Our Way Home is a set of 6 lovely postcards showing views of Edinburgh - illustrations by Laurie Hastings, poems by David Troupes. Only £4 from Laurie Hasting's shop (via Red Door Gallery blog).

The Horn

A wee reminder that the cards and postcards available in the I like shop are perfect for Valentines. The full range is also available from Lark in Australia which has had a makeover and looks swell!

Folksy also has a great selection of handmade Valentine cards and gifts. There's something for everyone in there. And finally, Present and Correct's Cute As A Button card is a real sweetie.

The A4 Draw

The A4 Draw may be of interest to illustration fans. A £4 ticket buys the chance to win an original A4 piece of artwork by established artists and graphic design students from South Essex College. There are entries from Rob Ryan, Gemma Correll, Amy Blackwell and many more, all detailed on the The A4 Draw blog.

Funds raised will help the BA (Hons) Graphic Design group to fund their graduate exhibitions this summer at the South Essex College graduate show, New Designers and D&AD New Blood. Tickets are available from The A4 Draw Folksy shop. Winners will be drawn at random in early March.

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