The magic of night.

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 […]

Frustration, un inspiration and a bad drawing ! :-/

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 […]

How fast can you draw a lion mum ? (2) well this one did not take 4 minutes !

Following from my conversation earlier with my daughter about the lion “speed drawing” , I found this picture of a lion I drew a few years ago, this one was approximately 15 hours in the making !

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 […]