I’m really enjoying being back in the suburbs and re-visiting old haunts. And so to Kew Gardens again, I made several drawings of it years ago when I was mainly working in pen.… Continue reading
After a lot of time teaching and not much time drawing and painting, it’s been good to get the brushes out and do some painting from observation at Kew Gardens. This was supposed to… Continue reading
It’s rather appropriate that my long overdue post revisits the last. Summer was a busy whirlwind of relocating and changing jobs, and it has taken me a long time to settle back into… Continue reading
A few weeks ago I was drawing with a small group around the South Bank and instead of drawng the architecture I was mesmerised by this Mudlark and his dog, who I later… Continue reading
Every year in summer I spend a couple of magical afternoons amid the mob of the Yard at the Globe Theatre. For an incredible £5 you get the best view (I think) of… Continue reading
Every Sunday the magical Conservatoryof the Barbican is open to the public, fight your way through the concrete jungle to a ‘proper’ jungle inside.
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
Many moons ago, I designed some limited edition labels for Meantime Brewery. Though I’ve drunk all my bottles since, a happy consequence of the job was meeting the delightful Peter Haydon, who has… Continue reading