Tag Archive: art

26/7: New pastel work – ‘Fragment’

Moving on to colour I started the day with a small sketch using colour pencils. I kept the composition the same as the last piece to see how the image would look, not… Continue reading

14/3: Hyper-reality, plant fiction

Cornerstone This ‘sketch’ took me 8 hours. I guess it has developed into more than just a sketch. I’m still a bit surprised as to how marks with pastel can look like something… Continue reading

8/8: Three sketches with different backgrounds

Inspiration I’m still exploring colour pencil using the motif of a single willow tree branch. I took photos of the willow in the back garden at my parents house which I visit often.… Continue reading

24/5: The White Pine

My new drawing is based on the same Pine tree from 3 different views. I’m being cautious with the amount of detail I draw on this. Here’s the montage I’m studying. It’s called a White… Continue reading

15/5: Lack of bioflavonoids? Then be sure to take a look at my new Pine drawing

This drawing is slightly wider and higher than previous drawings. It’s ok in my books but there are areas that could be improved. Its not just a case of copying a photograph. I… Continue reading

1/5 – ‘Escape from everything and everyone’ – 3 drawings

Today I created three separate drawings and arranged them on one sheet of paper. I think that this works well as a format. I  think all three drawings work well together. When I look… Continue reading

17/4: From boggy to ornamental

My latest drawing is from Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park, London. It’s an ornamental woodland that looks amazing at this time of year. You feel completely cut off from the world once you’re… Continue reading


This blog is my online portfolio.  Early work has often been eclectic in idea and media. My artwork has developed considerably since moving to London in ’99 and my focus has been primarily… Continue reading