Trade 25 | Rachel Croft

Zotty was a bluebottle, an ugly little fly, and how he'd longed all his life, to be a Butterfly. "Butterflies get all the fun!" said Zotty to his friend - "If I flew around like a Butterfly I'd meet a sticky end."

An insight into Rachel's work in progress illustrated tale of Zotty, perhaps slightly clarifying the core motivations behind a few of the charming creations below. I was photographing on paper/in situ versions of her portfolio for Croft Illustrated, an excuse to share more of this art that is so densely packed with character and detail.



British photographer moving between hosts and countries through a back-to-back series of creative trades. Exchanging my photography for all of my needs in a mission to reach every continent without needing money.