Category Archive: Colour

A Giant Galápagos Tortoise

Recently I was fortunate to be allowed behind the scenes at the Oxford University Natural History Museum to draw this giant Galápagos tortoise. If this tortoise was over a hundred years old (some… Continue reading

Hiding in the Conservatory at the Barbican

Every Sunday the magical Conservatoryof the Barbican is open to the public, fight your way through the concrete jungle to a ‘proper’ jungle inside.

Bayham Old Abbey, East Sussex

Sketches from Bayham Old Abbey     Studies for a print or painting

Pick & Mix from the Archive

I’ve been putting together a portfolio recently and it’s been a good excuse to tidy up my plan chest and discover some things I’d completely forgotten about. And happily these ones are better… Continue reading

Jacob and the Angel

In the mood for playing with paint, I sat down and made this from my head the other day. It was first inspired by the Botticelli Mystical Nativity I sketched at the National… Continue reading

Winter’s morning in Wapping

Travels and new aquaintances

The last few months have featured a lot of travel, exhilarating and exhausting in equal measures. The downside of moving around lots is that there hasn’t been much time to draw, but that’s… Continue reading

Nobly Bright: show now open!

York Minster towers It’s been a long day hanging and labelling in the Refectory at Southwark Cathedral… Here are a few more pictures to give you a taste. Of course my measly pixellated… Continue reading

Forthcoming show: Nobly Bright

I am very pleased to share a preview of a few of my pictures from my forthcoming solo show ‘Nobly Bright’ at Southwark cathedral. The show will be open from 26th September till… Continue reading

At the Tower with Spitalfields Life

Highly appropriate follow-up to Edward I’s castles, his next big building campaign was enlarging the Tower fortifications… My latest contribution to the lovely Spitalfields Life, with many thanks to the Gentle Author for… Continue reading

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