I started this sketch of Dave the labradoodle earlier this month, but finally finished it today! Drawn using Sakura Pigma Micron Pens in an A5 sketchpad.
Summer Solstice! I still haven't made it out for a sunrise, but I did catch the sunset on the longest day of the year. I took the opportunity to walk up on Mousehold Heath in Norwich with my camera. There was a period when the sun disappeared behind the low cloud, but the view did … Continue reading Summer Solstice Sunset
Initially when I started this drawing I had a different idea in mind, and then I made a mess. Instead of throwing the drawing in the bin however, as I often do, I persevered and used it as an opportunity to experiment with the paints and let my imagination take over. I was surprised (and … Continue reading Wayfarer at Night, pen and watercolour
Created using a couple of reference photos, this was a gift for a colleague. He was fun to draw!
This was based on a colleagues' photo of her dog, Rosie - had to have a go at drawing her. The angled view posed a bit of a challenge to draw, but look at those eyes!
A few photos I've taken around the UEA campus over the past month. Most of these have already been shared on social media as part of my '365 Day Art Challenge'.
Love a bit of ballpoint pen drawing every now and again...
After falling a little bit behind with my 365-drawing challenge (365 Days of Art!), I've decided to participate in the online Inktober challenge. For anyone who hasn't heard of it, Inktober is a month long drawing challenge that was initiated by artist Jake Parker. I'd heard of it before, but this is the first time … Continue reading Inktober Challenge
Although I've sketched fennec foxes a few times in the last year (being desert animals that sleep most of the day, they make lovely drawing subjects!) I hadn't gotten around to creating a full size drawing of them. The reference photo I used for this drawing was a slightly grainy image I'd taken in 2016 … Continue reading Fennec Foxes
I started this at an art workshop in Norfolk last week, and I used Instagram and Tumblr to share a couple of 'work in progress' photos which kept me motivated to finish this one in good time! I used my own photo, taken at Colchester Zoo in 2017, as reference for this drawing.