Wednesday, 7 February 2018

The Winter Robin

This little robin was created in drawing inks and water.
We see a little family of robins visit our garden - and when I wanted a subject to try out my drawing inks on, a robin sprang to mind.

I hope you like the result.

The Winter Robin 

 


Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Flowers for Mary

Crocus and snowdrops, two beautiful flowers which herald the upcoming spring.
These, picked from a garden and put into a glass jug.

Flowers for Mary


Monday, 22 January 2018

Sam and Shannon

Today's paintings were created as a present for a young lady, Shannon.
She owns a spaniel called Sam.

The first painting is something a little different, in that the outline of Sam the dog is made up of his name, but the nose, eyes and heart are made up of Shannon's! Painted in watercolour and ink.

The second is Sam painted in a more traditional painting, created in watercolour.






Sunday, 31 December 2017

The Shooting Star

This painting was made to celebrate the life of a friend, who passed away recently.
It was commissioned by his sister and given as a gift to his daughter.

She had seen a shooting star on the night he passed and informed her aunt that the star was her dad.

This is the painting that commemorates that incident.

The Shooting Star





Painted in watercolour on Saunders Waterford paper. 

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Freedom

I love visiting the sea, watching the waves and feeling the spray. There's a sense of wildness and freedom about it.
I also know there are many creatures below the surface, who have a freedom of their own.

Here's one such, in watercolour...

Freedom






Painted on Saunders Waterford 140R paper.

Friday, 1 September 2017

Talullah

Today I am delighted to show you my latest dog painting.

She will soon be winging her way over to the USA.

The darling Talullah.

 11" x 7"
painted on Saunders Waterford paper, using Winsor & Newton watercolour paint.

Monday, 28 August 2017

The Evolution Series, a collection of primates

When I painted the first of these primates, a good friend suggested I should called the painting "Evolution" .

I liked the name and it also inspired me to paint a couple more, using different techniques. So here you have the complete "Evolution Series"

I hope you enjoy them.


P3




 P2



P1
Painted on St Cuthbert's Mill Saunders Waterford 140R paper, using Winsor & Newton paint
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