Tag Archives: drawing

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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365 days…2016

january february   march     april may june july august september october november december

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Mark making workshop

Last week I taught a mark-making workshop.We started off with very quick drawings of a still life set up. Drawing for 5 minutes, 3 and 1! We drew with sticks, drew as though we were shading around an object and … Continue reading

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Sketches and prints

It is always exciting to see the end results, after contemplating colours, papers and composition. I would like to develop my pen drawings, as I enjoy making these so much.

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10 things about being a self employed creative

Last October with butterflies and a bit of faith I gave up my regular job as a gallery assistant to be a fully self employed artist and workshop teacher. These are some of the things I have learnt so far. … Continue reading

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