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A range of drawings and paintings interested in strong light and people in the sunshine. Hot Patootie. Acrylic and pencil on sand on board. 10″ square. Made from a collection of sketches made around Cap d’Agde in the south west … Continue reading
An article on Food banks. A dreaded spindley fish for a piece on river danger. Hedgehogs, loud neighbours, worry, mayonnaise and a photoshop off cut of all the food bank drawings on top of each other.
Sometimes you have to make presents. Here’s a Christmas present, a calendar which has been tweaked to fit its recipient. Using some new felt pens and some Pritt Stick, jockeys have been added, some more silly than others, all with … Continue reading
It seems a lot of work is consigned to be a mystery due to the prevalence of Non Disclosure Agreements. Here’s a medical illustration job that I can now show in part at least. It works as details without giving … Continue reading
Circus poster. Pen and photoshop.The illustrations had to be general, with and a tad child-like. There is some play between what is in the frame and what object is infront of another. I drew the man with stilts around 10 … Continue reading
The Natural History Museum followed by the V&A. Testing out the very black grease pencil (chinagraph pencil).
The first of the new sessions. This was made by using a large angled flat-head brush loaded with tester pot grey. In two minutes I had the size and composition. Then with different sized pastels the details were worked out. … Continue reading
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Tagged acrylic, Art, artist, contemporary art, Illustration, life drawing, London art, Mary Ward centre, modern arrt, painter
There is so much content in everything now that is filched from other places. I prefer to make my own, the client is employing me for my work, not my talents as a thief. Which is different from having influences … Continue reading
Over the past few years I’ve been illustrating architecture for the Auckland Castle project. It’s a really nice little job, the span of concentration, the translation of photos to unified illustrations and the feeling that is very near to playing … Continue reading
I do like working for Auckland Castle Trust. The people are nice, the idea for project is really genuine and the art and architecture is unique. The leaflet features my illiustration, design and typography. The feel is supposed to be … Continue reading
Robin is a great actor and model. He is dramatic even when reclining. Now that is a loud background. An hour. This is the first part. There is room on the left for another pose, to be painted next Friday. … Continue reading
The tv series was pretty good fun and never less than a feast for the eye. As we watched the pen was used to take notes of all the unusual physiognomies infront of me. These were then collated in photoshop, … Continue reading
This project was a collaboration with Piers Aitman (coding), Lynda S, James H and Ann C. It was a pleasure to work with them all. In fact Auckland Castle was full of great people. If you ever get the chance to … Continue reading
Creating a series of building illustrations for a map commission, I was pleased by the amount of shapes, sizes and styles that made up the windows. The architectural history is embedded in the designs, from the medieval to the modernist.
This very large birthday card was a piece made with my children. A lot of pencil sharpening with a scalpel. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Here’s some photography taken in the last month. Reims Cathedral interior. Looking at Reims Cathedral, photography by I Mill. … Continue reading
Game of Thrones drawn while watching the TV. Continue reading
An hour of intense concentration ended up with something powerful, but not a subtle as what was infront of me. Three ten minute poses. The middle image used the looping method of drawing in a series of ovals. The ones either side were … Continue reading
Posted in Illustration, Life Drawing, Sketchbooks, Uncategorized
Tagged British Museum, Defining Beauty, fine art, Illustration, life drawing, nude model, Painting, sketchbook, Venus
Wolf Hall. Drawn while watching the TV. Continue reading
There’s a lot of art and design coming up: 1. A major portrait – plus book of sketches 2. A triptych of portraits – loads of work 3. Intro and Outro animations 4. Brochure designs 5. Charity logo designs 6. Life drawing … Continue reading