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June 5, 2016

Following a wonderful relaxing week in Jersey, I am now enjoying Dubai. The weather has been very kind, the heat has been cooled by a breeze and we have had some fabulous days. When travelling I use a tin of artists colours as it easier than working from tubes of colou...

May 9, 2016


 

Spring in the UK is always very interesting, from beautiful warm short sleeve weather to bitter winds, frost and snow.  

 

Today is one of those magical late spring days the temperature has risen to 25 degrees and the scent, colour and beauty of the spring blossom...

April 16, 2016

 

This week I have been busy working on commissions for June birthdays, as they are for gifts, I am unable to share them with you right now. So with all the talk of summer holidays ahead, I thought I would share some images from my holiday sketchbook. These are usually...

April 8, 2016


I have just finished a commission of Molly a very beautiful Labrador. My client first saw my paintings of labs on my website and wanted Molly painted in the same style.  When an animal is so light often the negative space is painted bold and dark.  For ‘Pretty Molly’...

April 1, 2016

I have recently been commissioned to paint Hugo a beautiful young horse for an 18th birthday present. Carrying out a portrait of such a beautiful animal is always a challenge the most important thing is to capture the personality and the essence of the subject and to s...

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