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 mediumRead More
I always find reading about other illustrators and artists creative processes really interesting. I like to see the building blocks that are needed to create a final image. I thought I’d share one of my own to show you the different stages to a floral painting.Read More
This week I’m launching my first ever enamel pin!Read More
I’ve decide to start a little series of helpful tips if like me your brain doesn’t always let you be the productive creative person you think you should be.
I’m a self confessed stationery an art supply buying addict. My hoard may be reasonably organised but I have so many pens and pencils there is no reason I should buy anymore again. Or at least in the next three or four months.