Friday, 28 February 2014

Pirate Ann, Queen Of The High Teas

Pirate Ann, Queen Of The High Teas, watercolour, 8 x 10 inches, 2014.
A portrait of my friend Ann in a pirate costume.

Friday, 21 February 2014


Jean, Watercolour, 8 x 10 inches, 2014.
 This is a portrait of Jean, a lady I have got to know while out walking my dog, Dexter. It's the first of a series I hope to do of people and their dogs.

Friday, 14 February 2014

Sketching with Watercolour Pencils

Lots of lovely colours!

Sketch for a future painting...
So today the postman brought me the set of 60 Faber-Castell "Albrecht Durer" Watercolour Pencils that I ordered earlier this week. I thought they might be fun to use for sketching and to add details to my watercolour paintings. Above is my first go with them (with a little bit of marker). I think I'm going to enjoy working with them :)

Thursday, 13 February 2014


Self Portrait, 2014, watercolour, 8 x 10 inches, my new blog. I've been on a hiatus for a while. Let's just say I had to go away, take a break and find a reason to continue creating. Part of the resolution was ditching the digital and getting back to traditional media. So the first painting I did was this self portrait. It felt like coming home.