Between Christmas and New Year I went for a walk around Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham in Norfolk, and took some photos: The red squirrels were a challenge to photograph, as they moved very fast! I also saw a lot of wild birds while walking around the trails, including various types of duck, geese and … Continue reading Pensthorpe Natural Park
I started working on this drawing in a local workshop. I worked from one of my own reference photos, that I'd taken earlier this year in Suffolk.
I love magpies, and I enjoyed capturing the character of this one on paper! Using one of my own photos for inspiration, I first sketched the outline in pencil before completing the drawing using Sakura Pigma Micron pens. I then decided that it needed some colour, so used Winsor and Newton watercolours to make the … Continue reading Magpie, pen and watercolours
After a chilled out Sturday afternoon driving round North Norfolk, I happened to glance and see a couple of hares in a field. Fortunately I had my camera with me, so I parked up, and after a bit of a walk around the field, I was able to get close enough to get a couple … Continue reading Hares in February
Needing a bit of inspiration, I walked around Oulton Broad's Nicholas Everitt Park at the weekend with an idea of taking a few landscape photos of the autumn leaves and ice. As the sky clouded over, and the light faded, I found myself focusing instead on a group of squirrels that were congregating around a … Continue reading Squirrels!