As a child I would sit for hours and hours drawing Disney characters, pausing the VHS so I could copy it. I have drawn them so often I can draw a number of characters purely from memory. This film was one of my favourites and as trying to engage a younger audience into drawing I […]
It’s 3 am here in the UK and I’m wide awake, I have to be up with kids at 8 am , tomorrow will not be a fun day ! Night time is when I wake, the creative juices are flowing and I become alive with ideas, sketches, new paintings, and just want to draw […]
Writers go through writers blog, when no matter what they try nothing gets written, so when artists go through inspiration block, what’s that called ? I’m stuck in the middle of illustrating a book, and all I can think about is everything but that book. Problem is, I can’t seem to create anything else successfully […]
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 […]
My daughter was asked what animal would she have if she could have any, her reply …. A flying unicorn. So here she is with her flying unicorn.
Sometimes you just need to escape and get outside, raining or not. And today was that day. The kids were restless with the book work, after a morning of maths work, and science, I decided we needed a break ! So in the car we jumped in search of some peace and quiet , and […]
A very quick and probably not accurate sketch of a lion, but I drew it in 4 mins without a reference. My kids are creating their own coat of arms for their own royal army. We are studying Arthur and his Knights in home education history. So the older kids are creating a piece of […]
Another movie, another drawing . Pirates of the Caribbean is a massive fave in my house. And Captain Jack Sparrow is my favourite character. This drawing was 20 hours of pure joy ! Hope you like it !
Tonight we sat and watched as my daughter was judged on her floor work for gymnastics. I know the results but I’m sworn to secrecy until the awards ceremony in 3 weeks!! I’m very happy with her results tho ! I sketched whilst she was on the beam.