Wednesday, 14 November 2018

“Frank” French Bulldog. Coloured pencil commission, 8x6 inches on Bristol Vellum paper, for a black and white dog this took 8 different coloured pencils.
First coloured pencil drawing, a new medium for me, and I’m enjoying the options they offer... this is my own dog, Tiller, a small Jack Russell with a big attitude... 8x6 on Bristol board...

Thursday, 16 March 2017

''Give us a Kiss''

Long time since I've posted on here so thought it was time I showed my latest work...
Pencil on Bristol Board 9 x 9 inches, I used all pencil grades from 2h through to 5B...

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Haven't posted on here for a long time... Thought it was time I did, not sure if anyone looks at blogs anymore as most use facebook...
Well here is my latest drawing of a Boarder Terrier, drawn on Bristol Board...

Saturday, 28 March 2015

''Long Tailed Tits''

''Long Tailed Tits'' Acrylic on 300gm2 Hot Pressed Watercolour paper, 12 x 7.5 inches. another one ready for framing and then off to Patchings in June.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

''Greater Spotted Woodpecker'' Acrylic

''Greater Spotted Woodpecker'' in Acrylic 12 x 8 inches on Hot pressed Watercolour Paper.. Prints available from my Web Page...

Monday, 2 March 2015

'' Jenny Wren'' Acrylic on Hot Pressed Watercolour Paper..

''Jenny Wren'' 14 x 11 inches, Acrylic on Hot Pressed Watercolour Paper.. off to the framers, and then shown at the Nottingham Society of Artist, March Associate's Exhibition

''Robin'' Acrylic on Line and Wash Board

''Robin'' Acrylic on Line and Wash Board, 12 x 12 inches... off to the framers, and then shown at the Nottingham Society of Artist, March Associate's Exhibition

''House Sparrow'' Acrylic on Line and Wash Board...

'' House Sparrow'' Acrylic on Line and Wash board. 12 x 10 inches... off to the framers, and then shown at the Nottingham Society of Artist, March Associate's Exhibition....

Sunday, 14 December 2014

''Gold and Silver'' Sold

''Gold and Silver'' Oil on board Sold today at the Nottingham Society of Artists Exhibition

Saturday, 15 November 2014

''High on Thermals''

''A Place to Go'' Oil on Board, 16 x 12 inches..

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

''High Flyers''

''High Flyers'' Oil on board, 12 x 12 inches... For Sale.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

It's finally finished, I've had relationships that haven't lasted as long as it's taken to do the background!!! No title as yet, any suggestions? drawn on Bristol Board size 12 x 8 inches time

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

This seems to be taking forever, note to self... next time just sit it on a The wooden background is around half way completed so a couple of more days should see this finished....

Saturday, 29 September 2012

Thought I would show this WIP of a Coal Tit study, so far around 10 hours work has gone into this, with at least the same to go again until finished....

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

This new drawing is as good as finished, no title as yet. I've perched him as you can see on a wire for a change, the sparrow pic was taken in my garden earlier this year. Drawing measures about 11x4 inches on bristol board, hope to have him framed this weekend.

Monday, 17 September 2012


Ive been working on a portrait for the last few days, but thought I would have a break and draw a one of my fav subjects, I hope to show this house sparrow work in a exhibition of my bird drawings at Attenborough Nature Reserve in November. Ill show more when completed..

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

A New Drawing Begins...

This is the work so far accomplished on a new drawing, no prizes for guessing what type of bird it is.... more as I progress

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Long Tailed Tit

New Drawing of a Long Tailed Tit, I know my sister likes these so I hope she's happy with this drawing.. drawn on Mellotex approx 13 x 6 inches.
As you can see from the second pic I've added a leaf as I think this balances the drawing, it hasnt photographed very well so sorry for that...

Monday, 16 January 2012

New Drawing Completed...

Finished this New Work (still no title) around an hour ago, drawn on Mellotex paper, and measuring approx 15 x 11 inches, around 35 hours drawing time on this one, will give it the once over tomorrow and then mount and frame it ready for the exhibition in March...