'Sketching Blog +'
Because at the start, of this commission the Marvel Comics Stamps were in an ‘embargo’. I was not told what the artwork was to be used for. This is the first time that has happened to me and felt a little strange. In particular, the Alien Planet brief was a little...read more
Out sketching with my little lad again and as last time we are in the woods, sketching trees. This time on Woodbury Common. This is my sketch, we didn’t have too long, so I tried to capture an impression of the light and shadows across the clearing, with the light...read more
My son and his friend are doing a project about life in the 'dark' woods, so later we were to be found sketching in the trees around Fernworthy Reservoir. The above sketch was a base wash of watercolour, then working over the top with a black watercolour pencil....read more
Some of these Paddington Coin Covers have been out for a little and I was unaware of the fact, which is why I had not put up a post about them before. So to start with the first two pieces of artwork that The Westminster Collection asked me to paint were views of...read more
My son and I have come to Exeter's marvellous RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum - which is free! Though, of course, we did give a donation. Which seems only reasonable.) With the intension of sketching some of the exhibits. As he would like some practice at sketching...read more
I'm very excited with these Limited Edition First Day Covers by 'The Westminster Collection', featuring the Harry Potter Stamps with my artwork! I painted both the Kings Cross Station and the Glenfinnan Viaduct using oils on stretched paper. Pushing through my...read more