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Small Business Breakfast: Shoshy Cadoodle® - Little Observationist
Meet Shoshana Bratton, a talented, creative Londoner with a great sense of humour that shows through in her illustrations. She specialises in creating cards and invitations for the LGBT community and hopes to one day also illustrate a series of children’s books alongside other ambitions. I first met Shoshana a few years ago at the Chelsea Arts Club during a London Local Team Etsy meet-up and have been following her wonderful work since. One of these days, I’d love to join in on one of her modern calligraphy lessons! Below, she tells us a bit about her work and her background that led her eventually to start Shoshy Cadoodle®, shares some brilliant business advice and a few excellent resources and talks through some of the challenges she faces while working for herself. Little Observationist: Give us your tweet-sized elevator pitch. What’s your business all about? Shoshana Bratton: I’m an illustrator specialising in cards for the LGBT community. I also design invites, take commissions & teach modern calligraphy. LO: Now tell us more: What sets you apart from your competition? SB: I mostly make my illustrations by hand, using watercolours, inks and modern calligraphy with just a few minor tweaks here and there digitally. Combining analogue and …