Category Archives: Drawing

New Greetings Cards

I have been busy drawing and printing new card designs. The jade green colour on some of the birds is metallic and printed so well! I generally mix my own colours so it was an absolute treat to buy some … Continue reading

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Kingfisher cards

Lately I have been drawing lots and trying to get a range of cards together that I am happy with. This seems to take me a while; first I have to be happy with the drawing, then I have to … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Ginny Grayson

You might think a portrait painter is an unlikely inspiration for me, but I have been teaching lots of classes based on portraits and came across this beautiful work. Ginny Grason is an artist from New Zealand, now living in … Continue reading

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Edinburgh

Just after new year my friend Lisa and I took a jaunt to Edinburgh, it was my birthday and it was so nice to do something special. I studied my Illustration degree in Edinburgh but I haven’t been back for … Continue reading

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Sketchbook…Leeds City Museum

Here are a few pages from my sketchbook for my exhibition at Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery . As mentioned in previous posts I sketched the animals at Leeds City Museum, just quick things but it is nice to share the … Continue reading

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Sketch to screenprint; brave bear

I spotted this bear when drawing at Leeds City Museum. I had gone to draw birds really but found I couldn’t leave without paying him some attention. So here is he is from sketching to a screen print… I made him … Continue reading

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Hummingbird prints and colour

Lately I have been working on some brand new prints for an exhibition at Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery . As well as my artwork there will be the talented Jane Ormes showing her lovely prints. It is the first … Continue reading

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