Category Archives: Paintings & Sketches

A selection of my artworks, and the words that speak them

tennisbane (partly coloured in) copy copy

A gradual return

It has been (obviously) some time since I last posted anything here. A major contributing factor to this was a fire which destroyed the top floor of my residence in August, and with it the overwhelming majority of my possessions. Recovering all the important items […]


Out on commission

  I was commissioned by a friend’s mother, an animals’ rights activist, do draw two illustrations showing dogs and cats in a factory farm. It was interesting, and although the extensive use of photo references for the animals (and the use of a photo for […]

Danceress early

Dancing Across the Canvas

  Exams have started, and consequently I find myself with a lot of “free” time.  As a result I have finally started a new picture.  It is (nominally) of a girl dancing, and as a teaser I give you the girl’s dress, with some of […]


The first story

  The sun breaks through the thick clouds for the first time in weeks, and scatters into a glowing spectrum of a thousand colours. The tiny island basks in the unfamiliar sunlight and at last begins to shrug off its winter stiffness. Gradually a sense […]


Skyscapes – Reunited

  After a long separation (food is scarce in this airborn environment, and the nest must be looked after), the two birds are at last reunited.  How long it will be before circumstance once again pulls them apart, no one can say.  Until then, however, […]