If this year had gone to plan I wanted to develop my portraits more and play with mixing pastels and pencils to get the effect that I wanted.  I have not had the time that I wanted but have still been lucky enough to get to draw a few portraits.  The latest one to go to its new owner is this one.   I called it Giggles as it was a prize in a competition ov[...]


House – Hugh Laurie

One of the areas I really want to explore this year is human portraiture.  I am totally fascinated with it especially after watching the Sky Portrait Artist of the Year.  That series left me totally inspired, it was nice to see an art show that portrayed truly talented artists. I also did a portrait with the art group who are kind enough to put up with me once a[...]

Fun Times

How long is it since I wrote my last post? I am so busy and its wonderful. I showed at the Isle of Arts Festival this weekend and as well as getting to chat to some lovely people about my work I also volunteer as a steward. This year I learned how to juggle, perform magic tricks, saw an amazing film, some wonderful live music and saw Alan Davies live. I also le[...]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year. 2012 was an amazing year for me as my art became more of an integral part of my life. I achieved so many firsts and enjoyed the whole experience all year. My aim for last year was to have my most creative year ever and I achieved that with flying colours. I have not added up how many drawings I completed but I will shortly and create an album for l[...]

New Doggy Bag Gift Vouchers

I am quite excited about my new doggy bag gift vouchers. I wanted a nice way of presenting a gift voucher for Christmas or birthdays or just for fun. The bag contains 2 postcards, 2 gift cards, a magnet, the gift vouchers and instructions on how to redeem it. I am not sure if it looks best with the ear up or down. So now you have the answer to that old ques[...]

Three Month Waiting List

Oh my goodness I am soooooo busy. I now have a 3 month waiting list for portraits. I visited The Garlic Farm today to top up business cards and check on things and had sold another 2 pictures. That means I have sold This original and This original and This original plus This print and Three of these. Colin the giraffe is definitely the all time favo[...]

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