Gain a print of Seaham’s considerably-liked Tommy statue for your home

Artist Lucy Kitching created a print from her hand-illustration of Tommy
Artist Lucy Kitching established a print from her hand-illustration of Tommy

We have teamed up with North East artist Lucy Kitching to give away a print of her hand-drawn illustration of Tommy who sits proudly on Terrace Green.

Much of Lucy’s function is informed by her dwelling region, with skyline prints of destinations this kind of as Durham, Newcastle and Teesside preferred sellers on her Etsy web page, Lucy Kitch Creative.

Tommy was her first illustration of a determine and started existence as a commission from a purchaser who wished a image of the statue to give as a present to her grandparents, but he proved so preferred Lucy made him a portion of her online selling webpage.

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Artist Lucy Kitching with some of her creations

“It’s this sort of a impressive statue and was a bit of a challenge to attract at to start with, but he’s come to be one particular of my favourites,” she described.

Lucy, who performs in manner forging expertise partnerships, began her Etsy shop a couple of yrs in the past, but with lockdown leading to a surge in desire in residence decor, it is proving much more and extra well-liked.

With folks investing far more time at dwelling, lots of have appeared to personalise their household, producing wall artwork gross sales increase.

A person of Lucy’s Tommy prints which are proving preferred on Etsy

Lucy explained: “I actually started off to see a big difference final Might, with a lot more people paying out time on the web and purchasing on-line. As so numerous individuals are operating from residence they want to make it as comfortable as attainable and to personalise it a lot more.

“A great deal of corporations have endured simply because of the pandemic, but a whole lot of tiny imaginative businesses have thrived since of the modify in people’s purchasing patterns.”

We’ve teamed up with Lucy Kitch Resourceful to give absent a hand-illustrated Tommy print.

Tommy was at first a fee from one of Lucy’s prospects

You can select both a portrait or landscape print, in possibly A3, A4 and A5, and black & white or colour.

To be in with a chance of successful, remedy this problem: the statue is acknowledged affectionately as Tommy, but what is its official title?

E mail your respond to, along with your identify and deal with, to [email protected] isles. Closing date: Monday, February 1.

Notice: as all team are performing from property owing to the pandemic, we cannot accept postal entries at this time.

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