I thought that I would take a look in this post at art commissions and, more specifically, the photographs that underpin commissions. The majority of my artwork is based on photographs. This is primarily due to the level of detail that goes into my drawings, which take many hours to create, and the subject matter, … Continue reading Photographs for art commissions
Sitting at my desk on a glorious spring day has inspired me to look back over the last few months and take stock of my progress. It's certainly been a busy start to 2019. I began January by finishing my first wildlife drawing of the year ... a gorgeous nuthatch. This was soon followed by … Continue reading Spring update
Those of you who are familiar with my story will know that I'm the last person to consider myself talented with regards to art. So it has been somewhat of a surprise (although very nice of course) to have people along the way labelling me as such. I became an artist by chance in many … Continue reading Talent vs Skill
Have you ever thought about what goes into a piece of artwork? In this blog post I thought that I would give you an idea of the process that I go through and what has gone into my progress so far. As covered in a previous post, I began drawing three and a half years … Continue reading What’s in a drawing?
Unsure about buying wall art? In this blog post, I aim to address some of the commonly asked questions and concerns associated with purchasing this kind of artwork. What is the difference between limited edition prints and open edition prints? Limited edition prints refer to a limited number of prints produced from an original artwork. … Continue reading Buying art
In this blog post, I thought I would take the opportunity to show you what I've been up to over the summer: those hot and heady days already seem a long time ago when I glance out of the window at the autumn leaves, scudding across the ground. Back in May (OK, so this isn't … Continue reading Autumn update
In this blog post I'm going to introduce the equipment that I use to produce my drawings. These have been refined after trial and error over time and I now pretty much stick to using the same 'kit' for all of my artwork. Drawing tools: The above photograph illustrates the tools that I use to … Continue reading Tools of the trade
I thought it might be fun to set up a blog page so that you can find out a bit more about me and my artwork, so here it is! For the first post I thought I would provide a bit of background about my art journey to date. I first remember being interested in … Continue reading How I began drawing and how I found my ‘style’