While I was away ….

I have been away from WordPress for quite a while actually. Iv been busy with life, illness , children and writing … Iv always wanted to write and to illustrate children’s books so I decided to go for it! If anybody is interested in looking at my books I shall attach links for you . […]

Fantasy faces 5

This was another of the faces I drew a while ago, I saw some girls earlier in the day dressed in the goth style, and I really liked the way they were dressed, with so much confidence and style. But noticed amongst the group their was a girl at the back of the group who […]

The ballerina

I watched a video once, the video was of a ballerina dancing, she danced so gracefully and looked like an angel, she danced like she had wings. I sketched and painted this from a memory of her dancing. I don’t know what the video was, but it will always remain in my memory.

Fantasy Faces (3)- she came to me in a dream

I awoke late and needed to draw her’ I don’t know her name , or who she is. But I felt compelled to draw her x

Chronic pain and freedom of art

I live with chronic pain, and have done for many years, Iv been passed from doctor to doctor and being prescribed pain killers for years in hopes I would just “go away”. I never did as I know that living in this amount of pain is not normal. The catalyst for my own diagnosis was […]

Draw what you love (3)

Originally posted on KellyHortonfineart:
In keeping with my movie theme for draw what you love, I’d like to share another of one of my favourite characters Legolas from the Lord of the Rings trilogy and of course the The hobbit trilogy’s. This drawing was 20 hours in the making, drawn with graphite pencils.

Draw what you love (3)

In keeping with my movie theme for draw what you love, I’d like to share another of one of my favourite characters Legolas from the Lord of the Rings trilogy and of course the The hobbit trilogy’s. This drawing was 20 hours in the making, drawn with graphite pencils.

putting yourself “out there”

Exhibition at Hobby Craft , Coventry , England. Over the years I have exhibited in a number of modest shows and gallery’s, held a few classes on drawing and painting, and searched for  way to be seen, for recognition. I love to share my art work, to talk about drawing and painting to meet other […]

Motherly Love

A mothers love can span distance, and time, not only for us humans, but in the animal world too. I saw this photograph and felt compelled to draw it, I tried to capture the love and emotion in this piece as well as the beauty of the animal.

The sultans of swing.

This commissioned drawing was for my dad, his favourite band being Direstraits . My childhood was full of sultans of swing, money for nothing, brothers in arms, and many more guitar and drum solos. I now share his love of Direstraits, and created this a few years ago. This is graphite , and was at […]