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 […]
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 […]
Whilst searching through the non-internet marrow archives (okay, okay, I lost some important work files) I came across these sketches I had done ages ago. I spent an afternoon sketching in Hampstead Heath, and then scanned the pencil sketches in and added some translucent strokes of colour in Photoshop. It’s not my favourite method of […]
Whenever I’ve got an occasion that requires a bit of dressing up I feel more or less legally obligated to make something myself rather than buy costumes or accessories. This is partly motivated by the fact that I don’t have money to spare, but mainly motivated by the fact I feel I should be creative […]
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 […]
Recently I was able to put together a proposal regarding Easter in which I did a series of Egg illustrations using watercolour and ink. I also drew a beet root, and then generously used an eraser in Photoshop to give the eggs a faded and rustic appearance. Below are the results!
As part of a project exploring the great British tradition of Pantomime, I attended two different pantomimes and then drew sketches interpreting and exploring what I had seen. Here are the sketches from the excellent “Once Upon a Christmas.” You can read the review of the show here. The sketches are a mix of coloured […]