With the long summer nights in the northern hemisphere giving us lots of extra sunshine at the moment I've been trying to put that time to constructive use.
I get my sketchbooks, paints and pencils out. Then I create whatever on my mind to make. Read More
There has recently been a launch of new products on Society6. Lots of lovely different wall decorations and homeware. Read More
This is the final part of the tools I use and today I’m going to talk about technology. When I first started out on my illustration adventure technology wasn’t something I had given much thought to using. But ask me about it today and I’ll tell you I cant live without it! Read More
Ive recently started offering custom house portraits on Etsy! If you have seen my work you will pick up on the fact that I love to paint little house surrounded by plants and trees. Normally these are imaginary places that I create. I thought it would be great to paint some real places for a change. Read More
Heres a timelapse video of me painting. I like to create easy drawings or paintings to warm up my wrist before working on something for a long period of time. An irritated carpal tunnel is no fun folks! Read More
It’s the easter break for many and you might have some time off. All that spare time to get on with things and to chill out. As someone who is always trying to create something I have a habit of making weekends and holidays as another chance to get painting. Maybe experiment and try something different. Read More
One of my favourite mediums to use is paint and paper. I did a lot of oil painting in art school but once I graduated I fell out of love with it. It took a few years before I could think about using paint again.
When I did get back on the painting bandwagon it wasn’t oil painting i focussed on using but gouache and watercolour. Gouache was a whole new medium to me and it is now firmly my favourite. You can use it like watercolour and paint in washes. Or use a slightly thicker mixture to get a colourful and opaque medium Read More