Dawlish Seafront, Watercolour Painting

The photographer Quintin Lake very kindly allowed me to use his photograph of Dawlish Breakwater in one of my watercolour classes. My painting is …

Term Time!

Classes resume on Monday 6th January 2020. Monday 6th January 2020 Fashion Illustration Tuesday 7th January 2020 Watercolour Painting 10.00-11.45 Watercolour Painting 12.00-1.45 Watercolour …

Garden Pastel and Watercolour Pencils

I used Sennelier card and Sennelier pastels and two different types of watercolour pencils to complete this painting. I use the card as I …

Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset

I worked this painting from a photograph of a very iconic advert photograph. I used the boy, his bike and basket of bread as …

Misty City in the Rising Sun

I drew in the horizon line first, and then worked on the shapes of the dominant building. I then drew in the balloon shapes …

Stilt Fishermen

This particular type of fishing is a┬áskill that was borne out of necessity by fishermen in Sri Lanka. Balancing on a stilt and fishing …

Moody Evening Sky St Osyth

With no tall buildings to block any view, this part of St Osyth is perfect for sky gazing. And gaze I did, when I …

Drawing a Vintage Sewing Machine

This was a classroom exercise which I set for my drawing classes, and not only was it a very good way to develop pen …

Fuchsia Plant in the Garden

I worked this painting from a photograph I took of these beautiful flowers in a pot in my garden. But as I worked I …

Urban Deer, A Watercolour Painting

To wake up in the morning and see these animals outside your bedroom window in this urban setting must be quite a treat. They …

Costa del Sol Bird’s Eye View

A good source of reference material is photographs sent to me by family members. The photograph for this painting was sent to me by …

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A Tonal Study Portrait

Using one colour to create a portrait is my favourite style of portraiture. I believe it allows the artist to represent the softness of …

Sparkle on Water, St Osyth’s Beach

The fascination of a body of water and its properties is a constant source of inspiration to me, and I would assume to you …

Impending Storm at St Osyth’s

One of the wonderful attributes of being by the sea is experiencing the weather’s ever changing presence. I was enjoying a quiet break by …