Recently, Immersive theatre Maestros Punchdrunk put on a hell of a show in London. They took over an abandoned firehouse in Paddington to build a complex, vast and detailed set to bring Woyzeck, a tale of jealously and betrayal, to life as The Drowned Man. I went to the show twice and loved it both […]
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Of all the things I love, illustrating things with watercolour, pencil and ink is kinda my favourite. This page is a collection of watercolour and pencil illustrations from a variety of subject matter and events; all of which were experienced from life and then illustrated from memory and occasional photo aides. Coke Can Illustrated from photo […]
Here are some sketches from when my darling friend Clare dragged along for a life-drawing class at the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival– but this wasn’t just your average life drawing class. It was an incredible tribute to the female body and mind. The women posing in the group were a wonderful mix to […]
Last year I made my own Christmas cards by hand and individually. It was an adventure I was able to undertake owing to my being off work with a busted foot, and an adventure I quickly realised I was *not* going to have time to replicate this year. This year I opted for handmade origins, […]
Every year my alma matter William Allen High School has a fundraiser for the Allentown Arts Academy. The Arts Academy is a program within the school that allows high schoolers to enjoy and benefit from nearly 3 hours of arts education every school day. It’s a wonderful initiative, and in a world of cuts to […]
Did a little light sketching this evening, without hope or agenda, and just sat down to see what happened. Played around a bit with putting watercolour down and then sketching loosely on top of it, and also had a look at hand drawing some typeface. What I ended up with were a series of little […]
A few pencil, watercolour, and ink sketches of me holding a cut orange. Still going through a bit of a fruit phrase I think!!
After an incredibly hot wander around the old town of Muscat in the searing 40 degree heat, here are a few water colour and ink sketches of what I saw today.
A few friends and I went off to the countryside for the weekend to dress up like a shooting themed episode of Downton Abbey, go on long walks, and drink in cozy pubs. It was a success. Here’s what we got up to, in watercolour and then watercolour and ink sketches. Salisbury Cathedral: The old […]
I just got back from a VERY enjoyable weekend in Salisbury. I’ll post a full description of it very soon, but in the meantime, here are a couple of preview sketches of what I saw. The fireplace in my new favourite pub ever, The Haunch of Venison: View of Salisbury Cathedral from across the River […]