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October 27, 2019

I have always felt in two minds about art competitions. I've never thought of myself as competitive, don't get me started on how terrible I am at sport....

However the other day I read a quote and I am sorry I am unsure of the name of the author however it read a little...

August 19, 2019

Its now been a little over three years since I started drawing regularly again, I used to draw alot when I was little, however it took a back seat when I started working as a designer.

A little over three years ago my grandfather became unwell, at the time I remember...

August 3, 2019

Patience - some things just take a while...

Each drawing I create with colour pencils requires me to gradually build up layers of colour. For a long while the drawings really don't look anything like what I want them to, but with time and work they will eventually get t...

July 19, 2019

Did you know that for a multiple pet portrait you don't necessarily need to find the perfect photo of your pets sitting together. 

Sometimes I can work from separate photos of each pet providing the poses of the pets work well together.

Using separate reference photos al...

November 10, 2018

Creating this memorial portrait of my late Welsh Mountain Pony Cookie was full of challenges. There were times when I was tempted to give up but as I am a bit stubborn (funnily enough my pony was very stubborn too) I was convinced that I would not let it get the better...

October 28, 2018

Creating pet portraits is something I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to do. It is however something that takes time after all each little line of fur you can see on my portraits is individually drawn.

I am currently taking bookings for 2019 so if you are consid...

October 18, 2018

I have always been drawn to detail.

When I studied graphic design it did help me with the whole "less is more" concept but part of me always wanted to return to fine detailed work. So I always felt extra excited when a design required some detailed illustrative work.

I d...

October 11, 2018

Capturing memories of our furry friends is something that I feel very privileged to have the opportunity do. It is wonderful to have a job that I love.

I grew up surrounded by animals and understand that the bond they have with their human companions can be incredibly s...

October 7, 2018

Earlier this year I started running art workshops, which is something I never imagined I would do. I never thought I could... the thought of standing in front of a group of people and talking even a small group scared me.

However the amount of joy I found in tutoring ar...

September 27, 2018

Art is so much more than a wall decoration to both it's creator and the viewer. Art is about connection and emotion and it is a very personal thing. Even artwork with a seemingly straightforward subject matter may evoke a range of feelings and memories in the viewer th...

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