Alien Planet Sketches

Alien Planet Sketches

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...
Fernworthy Reservoir and Shovel Down

Fernworthy Reservoir and Shovel Down

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...
‘Paddington Coin Covers and Encapsulations’

‘Paddington Coin Covers and Encapsulations’

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...
‘Sketching at the RAMM’

‘Sketching at the RAMM’

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...
‘Cathedral Cavern’

‘Cathedral Cavern’

Having arrived back at my sister’s house in the Lake District and it being a bit of a grey drizzly day, we have set off for a little low level walk along Little Langdale. The lad is very excited about us taking in the ‘Cathedral Cavern’ part of the...

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