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 …

Wivenhoe, Watercolour Painting

This painting was a classroom exercise that we worked from an old black and white photograph. The challenge was the angle of the buildings, …

Tea and Biscuits Still Life

My challenge here was to replicate the wonderful pattern on my teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl, a wonderful design. But also I needed …

Jaywick Sands Beach Roses in Pastels

There are quite a few different varieties of flowers that grow on Jaywick Sands but the one that really inspired me as we walked …

The Racing Dog, Watercolours

What a happy chap this little dog is, jumping over some netting, with his ears flapping about in the breeze. I used a variety …

Ballet Dancer, Multimedia

This was part of a classroom exercise in my multimedia drawing class. Movement is always a good challenge for any artist, and here the …

Starry Night Watercolour Painting

Of course the big consideration in this painting is How Do I Paint the Stars? The versatility of watercolours allows us to use a …

1955 Fashion Illustration

Fashion figures measure 9 head heights. Many years ago, this was not the style of fashion illustrations. The figures were always too short and …

Pied Wagtail

What an inspiration this little wagtail was when I saw him land delicately on the grass in front of me. With his tail wagging …