Drawing blind is always fun. It basically means, as you are drawing you keep your eyes focused entirely on the the subject, and you’re not allowed to look at your drawing at all. It forces you to concerntrate on the shapes and the negative spaces surrounding your subject.
My colourful bird illustration in black ink and watercolour on paper, for the Game Conservancy Trust.
Custom painted ceramicware made for Peppers...
Fish paintings for Tropical Palms Inn
Acrylic on canvas.
Mythological Typography Design for Letter D
I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative -...
One of the things I remember noticing in Australia is how different the quality of light is. Gum trees in England just look like any other tree but in Oz they glow bright white - hence the name ‘Ghost Gums’. The blue sky seemed almost prussian blue, sometimes so vivid and bold I almost expected to see stars appearing. Most of all I remember the rich and vast soil that covers the whole...
Painting a mural onto a 7m aluminium boat
Get Around Island Boat Tours asked me to paint a mural on their boat, on Magnetic Island - located just off the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. I’d never painted a mural on a boat before but any excuse to stick around on a tropical island paradise seemed good enough to me! Unlike any ordinary murals, there was quite a bit of technical research into paints, primers and components...
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...