"I absolutely love our children’s portrait. It really captures who they are and is full of light and humour. It makes me smile every time I walk by and catch it’s eye!
Everyone who has seen it has been delighted and inspired – Katie has created a unique and treasured family heirloom for us."
"Our experience of Katie’s commission piece was a joy from start to finish and we now have a stunning artwork which is a centrepiece in our home. She was up for any ideas we threw at her and we were even able to incorporate special fabrics from our wedding and link it to our existing colour scheme. It is an instant family heirloom which reflects this moment in our lives, rendered in a beautifully unique and fantastic way complete with crazy fabric flowers and a toadstool with a hidey hole compartment which emerge 3D from the picture.
Her enthusiasm for the process throughout made it great fun, from the initial ideas stage right through to the finished article. We’re grateful to have this personal piece of art on our wall and it draws frequent favourable comments from visitors. Hurrah!"
Joss, Josie and Poppy Peach
"Katie did an oil painting of our spaniels. She came to our house, hung out with the dogs and took loads of photos. Her painting of them is amazing : not only does it look like them but she seems to have caught their personalities on canvas too! Very happy with the results!!! Thank you!"
"Katie’s portrait of our family is the most admired piece of artwork I have ever owned! We are all very happy that she captured not only our faces but our personalities too and made our wacky alter egos come to life. The process of planning the artwork was very enjoyable and the whole family including my young children were able to tell Katie how they would like to be seen.
Katie also weaved in other magical details – our favourite animals and our family dog, who she painted mid wag. In fact we were so impressed that we have commissioned Katie to paint an individual portrait of our dog, Molly."
"As Head of Drama at Hurspierpoint Prep School, I commissioned Katie to design for my prep school shows. Katie is a highly imaginative designer, who collaborates brilliantly and responds with sketches after creative meetings before launching into makes. Her ‘makes’ are often very bespoke, within a set budget and timescale. I cannot recommend her more highly for her professional, functional and transportable props. She is an excellent painter, creating scenic flats for a main production. It’s been a pleasure working with her."
Allie Hawley, Head of Drama, Hurstpierpoint Prep School
"Katie designed and made a series of appliqué hangings for our puppet theatre. The result was wonderful. The universal reaction of people when they walk into the space is, “WOW!”
Children love the details of animals and insects. Katie makes magical art and she is a joy to work with"
Andy Miller, WishWorks
"Look at what arrived all the way from the UK to Australia!I am sooo beyond happy with how this commission from Katwish and Sicandotoo has turned out. It has every bit of my hippie – loving soul in it and still the real-ness of my partner and I in the stencil. Has been so easy to organise too just picked a photo I wanted, backdrop colour and that was it! The rest was all from the artists. Such a great experience, knowing it’s a one & only piece made around my own memory. Also the fact that it’s an actual physical painting..... rare to have in this digital world we live in. Looking forward to another commission very soon! Thank you!"
Melanie Hyun Edwards