'After visiting Pam's studio during an open day I commissioned Pam to draw a first anniversary present for my partner. I gave Pam a detailed and specific brief for the drawing and she researched my idea for images and inspiration. Pam put in hours of love and skill into recreating in pencil-on-paper the story of the night my partner and I met. The process was as exciting as the final product. This commission was very special being a first anniversary present (paper, get it?) and what Pam gave us was a witty comic strip which is a talking point, a momento, a masterpiece, a piece of art, something amazing, something unique. Every inch of the drawing is beautifully, laboriously and intricately constructed. The drawing is something that my partner and I will treasure for ever. It's our favourite possession. I just can't wait to colour it in...'